Backyard Chicken Resources

In Our Community

Follow the event calendars at the Skagit Valley Food C0-op and Skagit Farmers Supply. Both offer free or low-cost backyard chicken workshops taught by informed, passionate instructors. We offer chicken workshops at our farm by appointment throughout the season. Please contact us if you are interested in attending.

On the Web

Backyard Chickens: This site is a wonderful resource for all things chicken! Check out their online forum for discussions of chicken feeding, housing, nutrition and more.

My Pet Chicken: Another great online community of chicken lovers. Lots of neat coop design ideas and good general chicken care information.

Books We Like

Success With Baby Chicks: A great read for anyone interested in brooding their own chicks. Author Robert Plamondon goes into great detail about all aspects of keeping your baby chicks happy and healthy.

Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens: This book has all the information you need to successfully care for your chickens in all stages of their lives. It offers lots of great ideas for coop designs and has good information on p0ultry nutrition and health.