Backyard Poultry logo with chickens

Introduction to Backyard Poultry introduces various poultry breeds and their uses, provides participants with the basics of poultry husbandry and care, including housing and nutritional requirements.  Learners will develop an understanding of diseases and biosecurity principles.  The course will provide participants with information regarding poultry reproduction and the basics of egg incubation, hatching eggs, and care of baby chicks, and provided with resources regarding home processing of poultry for consumption, and safe practices for handling eggs.