Online Test Banks
Score higher
See Online Test Banks
eLearning
Learning anything is easy
Browse Online Courses
Mobile Apps
Learning on the go
Explore Mobile Apps
Dummies Store
Shop for books and more
Start Shopping

11 Tips for Keeping Healthy, Stress-Free Chickens

Control pests.

Pests are those creatures like wild birds, rats, mice, and flies that may hang around poultry housing. Wild birds like starlings and sparrows or wild geese or ducks can carry many diseases to your chickens, as do rats and mice.

Controlling pests means keeping the coop clean, storing feed so that pests can’t access it, putting out poison bait or traps when you notice signs of pests, and having secure housing that limits pests’ access.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Inside Dummies.com

Dummies.com Sweepstakes

Win $500. Easy.