Backyard Chickens

Backyard chickens have increasingly gained popularity in King County in recent years according to the King County's website section on Backyard Poultry. Did you know one might own eight chickens on any lot in Seattle? Six fluffy fowl may roam each backyard of Bellevue. There is so much information out there about chicken keeping that it can feel overwhelming, but the rewards of housing these feathery friends are twofold.

Chickens are amazing and intelligent animals. They produce food and can be very sweet pets. Here at the library, we have many fantastic resources to help you learn more about how you can have the unusual experience of raising chickens. Consider checking out these books, and many more not listed, from your local library.


Compre"hen"sive list of items to help you raise happy and healthy chickens.

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