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Poultry Raising Basics

The internet offers a wide range of information on how to raise poultry. You'll want to consider whether you want to raise poultry for meat or for eggs. You'll have to consider such issues as housing, fencing, feeding, watering, equipment, all of which can be found in a Google search.

If you want to stay a bit closer to home, here are some local resources:

Hatchery: Dunlap Hatchery on Caldwell Boulevard. (www.DunlapHatchery.net)

Feed: Local mills include Zamzows Feed Mill in Meridian and Mathews Feed in Weiser.

The ATTRA (Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas) website has a number of wonderful publications on many agricultural endeavors, including raising poultry. Here's a listing of their current files available for download:

ATTRA Publications

This site includes the following list of publications for download (pdf & html view) along with many other relevant links:

ATTRA Publications - Click here to Go There