Learn About Raising Chickens
Barre, Massachusetts – Looking to get into pastured poultry? Whether you’re planning to start your own business or simply raise poultry for your own consumption, Julie Rawson and Jack Kittredge will demonstrate proper management when raising meat birds, layers and turkeys. They’ve been raising organic pastured poultry since 1984, and on August 28, they will cover a number of related topics, including feed types, housing, pasture rotation and more. You’ll also get the opportunity to tour their livestock and fruit and vegetable operations. Go to the Northeast Organic Farming Association to register, and see if you qualify for a new-farmer scholarship.
Integrating Chickens, Dogs and Cats
Introducing the pets to the chickens has been a little more challenging than originally anticipated.
Keeping Chickens Warm During Winter
Keep chickens warm this winter and prevent illness, frostbite and more with these tips to keep your flock healthy — even in the coldest temps — so you can enjoy fresh eggs all winter long!
Winter Storm Preparations for Backyard Chicken Keepers
Learn how to prepare yourself and your flock to weather winter’s storms with ease.