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Raising Backyard Chickens for Eggs 
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By Mary Henry, Jessica Ryals, Alicia Halbritter, and Derek Barber

It's easy to see why more people today are raising their own backyard chicken flocks - they're a great source of fresh eggs and a fun way to learn about caring for animals, self-sufficiency, and connecting with where our food comes from. And with planning they can even provide a source of trade or income.

This UF/IFAS Extension guide is a concise introduction to raising your own backyard flocks - including information on local ordinances, building coops, feeding your chickens, protecting your flock from predators, selecting breeds, gathering eggs, keeping your birds healthy and more. Whether you want to start a business, bring eggs to the breakfast table or welcome new pets into your family, this book is the perfect starting place.
32 pp. 

For purchases of 25+ copies, please call us at 800-226-1764 or email ifasbooks@ifas.ufl.edu to inquire about a 20% bulk purchase discount!



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