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Resources for Raising Backyard Chickens

If you clucked— er, clicked on this tab, we know you’re as crazy about chickens as we are.

People like you are flocking to a growing backyard chicken movement, as cities and towns all over the country are reworking laws to bring back small-flock farming and raising backyard chickens. Though numbers are hard to come by, some 75,000 folks read Backyard Poultry magazine each month.

If you’ve done your homework and decided backyard chickens are right for you, you’ll find they’re a great way for your family to produce their own food and experience the joy of egg farming. Below are some resources that you may want to check out.

Did you know you can even rent chickens? That might be a good way to find out if you’re really ready to be a farmer!

Please note that we are always working to keep this resource current, but if you see something amiss, let us know!


Nellie’s Free Range Eggs are not part of egg recall!

Rose Acre Farms has recalled over 200 million eggs from a single farm in North Carolina whose eggs were shipped to 10 different states under a variety of brand names. Nellie’s Free Range Eggs are not affected and we do not partner with factory farms of this type or size.

If you’re concerned about eggs you purchased recently, see what brands have been recalled.

Nellie’s Free Range Eggs are produced by family farmers on small farms. Learn more about why Nellie’s eggs are different.