Backyard chickens

Many people purchase chickens as pets and to have a few laying hens. It’s important to understand that whether you’re a commercial producer, or only keep a few chickens in your backyard, you have a responsibility to ensure you have good biosecurity practices in place so that not only are your hens happy and healthy, but that you reduce the chances of you or your family getting sick.

Follow these simple steps to reduce the change of pests and diseases entering or spreading among your chickens: