The Art of Keeping Chickens

If you are looking for a great 4-H project or a way to supplement your income, keeping chickens and selling their eggs and meat would be feasible with just a small section of property.

Chickens that are free-range are all the hype nowadays, and you can make money from selling farm-fresh eggs.

These books will help you do it:

And here is a book about raising not only poultry, but other small animals:

All of these books are in the public domain.  You could combine the information in them and create an ebook that is relevant to new homesteaders.


Use the books as a course for your older children in agriculture and life-skills.  Start a poultry class at your homeschool co-op.  Or, just use the information to raise your own chickens!

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