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Poultry Basics Tipsheet

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By Abigail Little, NCAT Intern

Published: August 2014

Updated: n/a



2 pages


Chickens are a great addition to any farm or backyard. They can help increase your soil fertility, and even help with controlling pests, while also providing an income stream through the sale of meat and eggs. This tipsheet includes some helpful points on choosing chicken breeds, caring for your flock, and raising a flock in the city.

Table of Contents

Key Questions Before Getting Started
Raising a Flock in the City
Chicken Breeds
Basic Chick Care
Basic Chicken Care
Mobile or Permanent Pen?

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