Resources for getting started with raising chickens
If you are new to raising chickens, here are several articles and other information that will be useful to you when planning your flock.
Planning to start your flock
- How many chickens should I get?
- How much space do chickens need? — An important question to answer when your are planning to build or buy a chicken coop.
Information about Raising Chickens
In addition to this blog, other useful websites are:
- https://www.backyardchickens.com/ — online forum for all things related to raising chickens
- https://www.merckvetmanual.com/ — online veterinary manual
- https://www.clabornfarms.com/ — started chickens
- https://www.premier1supplies.com/ — brooder heat panels
- https://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/ — day-old baby chicks, poultry supplies
- https://www.strombergschickens.com/ — numbered cable ties (useful for labeling chickens in a breeding program)
- https://billboardtarps.com/ — heavy-duty fiberglass-reinforced vinyl tarp material for making portable hoop-style chicken coops
- https://www.livestockconservancy.org/ — The Livestock Conservancy. An organization that helps to protect endangered livestock breeds from extinction.
- https://apppa.org/ — American Pastured Poultry Producers Association. An organization that encourages raising and use of poultry on pasture.
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