Among the earliest domesticated animals, the humble chicken is an easy-to-raise, reliable source of protein and other nutrients, frequently incorporated into family farms around the world. Chickens.org offers ad-free, easily-accessible information regarding best practices in chicken raising. Chickens.org works with schools to build coops and gardens, and shares STEM curricula based on the everyday science of growing food.
Spotlight: Petticoat Junction
Petticoat Junction in Phoenix, Arizona is our model urban coop. From this backyard farm, we share chicken-raising best practices and easy ways to incorporate sustainability into coops and gardens. It is also the set for online science lessons and video links to classrooms for practical STEM programs.
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