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Other animals: Backyard Chickens

Companion animals including ferrets, rabbits, pot bellied pigs, rats, guinea pigs, pet health, companion animal health


Check the nearest public library for books on backyard chickens.  Click here for an example of what public libraris have to offer.  There are many books on keeping small chicken flocks, which may also be called backyard or garden chickens, hobby chickens, pet chickens, city chickens. 

Chicken Health and Husbandry Links

Please send suggestions for quality links to annviera at utk dot edu

Ask Your Veterinarian First!

The purpose of this guide is to provide the best available animal health information after an appointment with a veterinarian.

When looking for information on the Web, be a cyberskeptic! Click below for great tips how to evaluate it!