Free e-book download Guide to raising backyard chickens

Download this week-by-week guide and keep it handy as your chicks grow.

Free e-book downloadGuide to raising backyard chickens

Download this week-by-week guide and keep it handy as your chicks grow.

Download the “My First Year with Chickens” guide

If you are raising baby chicks, your year will be filled with many fun milestones for your family to celebrate. We are happy to be with you at each step. Download this guide to raising backyard chickens for simple, actionable tips as your chicks grow.

Topics in this free guide to raising backyard chickens include:

  • Getting started: Chicken breeds, chicken supplies and chick brooder setup
  • Keep the growing going: What to feed chickens, building a chicken coop and moving from brooder to coop
  • Egg-citement: When do chickens lay eggs?, egg goals, chicken treats, summer and winter chicken care
  • Mature chickens: Introducing new birds, molt and retirement
  • And much more!

To download this free guide to raising backyard chickens, simply fill out the form on this page. After clicking, “Submit,” you will receive a free copy of the guide.

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What chicken raisers are saying about this free guide

Thousands of backyard chicken enthusiasts have downloaded this free guide to raising backyard chickens and are chirping with excitement!

“The first step to starting your chicken journey…is to download this free handbook. It’s organized by weeks, so you know what to expect during the first year.”

– Backyard Poultry Magazine

“This book has been a wonderful help to get this city girl going with chickens. It has all the answers!”

– Alane G., Purina Poultry Facebook fan

“What a neat resource. The class loves them!”

– Heidi Albin, Complete Maize High School teacher, Kansas

“This is a great resource to hold onto as you start raising chickens. I give it to my customers and encourage them to reference it throughout the year.”

– Tom R., Bay State Pet & Garden, Massachusetts

“This is a very good guide. I sure appreciate the information.”

–Karen, Official Backyard Chickens member