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Caring for the Small Laying Flock

Caring for the Small Laying Flock

Product Details

Product number: 
U1052a
Product type: 
unit
Pub. Date: 
2017
Pages: 
12

Price: $5.00

Are you considering starting a backyard or small-scale chicken flock? This publication provides the resources you need to begin your journey to egg production.

You will learn about the housing and equipment requirements, including appropriate floor and feeding space; how to properly feed your flock to prevent over-feeding while meeting hens’ needs; tips to develop and maintain a healthy flock of birds; indicators of when to cull hens and identification tips for non-laying hens; and finally proper care and storage of eggs.

Small-scale egg production has become popular in urban areas as well as for 4-H and FFA projects. Caring for the Small Laying Flock will help you determine if this project is right for you, and it gives you the tools to develop a robust care and management program.

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