How To Raise Chickens

Planning on raising backyard chickens? There's lots to know, but don't worry, we've got you covered. Learn the basics in this article!
By BYC Support · Jan 10, 2012 · Updated Feb 6, 2018 · ·
  1. Hardknockshomestead
    "Very informative for raising and keeping chickens!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Nov 28, 2018
    This article is an excellent resource for both beginners and for those with more experience!
    Great guide showing many other articles for the chicken keeper who is looking for more in depth help!
  2. karenerwin
    "Great advice!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Sep 2, 2018
    Great collection of article links with awesome advice, especially for the newbie!
    Under the brooder section I would love to see the link added for the article about brooding your chicks outside!! It is a fabulous alternative to brooding inside and makes transitioning to joining existing flock MUCH easier!!
  3. alexa009
    "A Very Comprehensive Article!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Aug 31, 2018
    This article is very helpful about raising baby chicks! It provides all of the information you would ever want to know.
  4. Joeschooks
    "Interesting article"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Aug 24, 2018
    A good read, and helpful advice.
  5. Jessie The Chicken Lover
    "Excellent- amazing pictures!!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Aug 15, 2018
    This is an excellent article, with breathtaking chicken photos and great information!
  6. Pork Pie
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jul 20, 2018
    An excellent resource with great links
  7. KLIL
    "Helpful Infortmation"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jul 16, 2018
    Helpful Infortmation for new up and comers :)
  8. Ashria
    "SOOO Much Info!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Jul 2, 2018
    Great article! My head is still spinning with all the new info I learned ~ Thank You!

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