Pinellas County Commissioners
Please write Pinellas County commissioners Latvala, Bostock, Roche, Welche and Brickfield to say thank you for voting for backyard chickens!
Poultry Education Sites
Established in 1999, BackyardChickens has become the #1 destination for the information you need to raise, keep, and appreciate chickens. Originally designed for the those wanting to raise urban chickens, we're here to help and support chickens in any backyard!
Backyard Poultry Magazine
A magazine dedicated to the backyard poultry keeper
A website dedicated to promoting backyard chickens in urban residential landscapes
The City Chicken
A website to inspire people who have been wanting to keep some chickens in their backyard.
Poultry in Your Yards
Discussion and education about everything poultry
The Coop is dedicated to all the folks around the world that raise, breed or show poultry, waterfowl, gamebirds and related species. Our purpose is to share information, provide resources, create connections, and share our fascination in aviculture with people with similar interests. This site's primary focus is on small flock owners, breeders and exhibitors of chickens, domestic ducks and geese, turkeys and wild fowl."
The Poultry Connection
Discussion board and education for people and birds that flock together.
UF/IFAS Poultry Publications
University of Nebraska 4-H Embryology site
Videos and pictures on various activites related to hatching and brooding chicks.
The Birth of a Chicken
Pictures of a chicken embryo at different periods of incubation.
University of Oklahoma Animal Science site
Provides information and pictures on breeds of poultry as well as, productiona and management, FAQ, and other information.
Urban Farm Online- Article about Keeping Backyard Flocks Salmonella Free
UF/IFAS Avian Disease Transmissible to Humans Publication
Is it safe to keep chickens? Yes. In the United States there is no need to remove a flock of chickens because of concerns regarding avian influenza. The U.S. Department of Agriculture monitors potential infections.
Center for Disease Control- Keeping Live Poultry Publication
Center for Disease Control-Questions and Answers About Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) and Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus
The Country Chicken
Site about the care and raising of our backyard chickens.
There is information about their chicken coop, daily care,
and pictures of our breeds, plus more.
Information on chicken breeds.
More than 18,000 pages of unique poultry content covering everything you need to know for raisIng hickens, ducks, geese, and quail. We also host a thriving and vibrant online chicken forum with more than 4,000 friendly hobbyists. We'll show you the basics of raising chickens successfully, and how you can take your backyard poultry hobby to the next level.
An educational site for children to view development of a chick in an egg. The goals include an increased understanding of the process of gathering scientific data and the opportunity to interact with scientists from several disciplines and students in other classrooms The access to unique scientific resources and expertise provides motivation for learning science and mathematics and stimulates interest in the scientific world.
The Poultry Site
A site geared to the global commercial poultryman that has excellent resources on health, disease and breeds of poultry.
The National Poultry Improvement Program
A brochure that explains the USDA program to prevent the spread of disease among commercial poultry.
American Youth Banam Club
Site that explains more about NPIP
NPIP is a voluntary cooperative federal, state and industry program designed to prevent the spread of diseases in commercial poultry operations. Salmonella Typhorum can kill 80% of effected birds and is a significant threat to the commercial poultry industry.
How to Keep Chickens in a City
Community Support Sites
SoPo Chickens- South Portland, Maine community Site
Mad City Chickens- Madison, Wisconsin community site
A2 City Chickens- Ann Arbor, Michigan community site
Key West Chickens- Key West, Florida community site
Portland Chickens- Portland, Oregon community site
Atlanta Backyard Poultry Group- Atlanta ,Georgia community site
Coop- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania community site
Pioneer Valley Backyard Chicken Association- North Hampton, Massachusetts community site
Path to Freedom- about urban farming in Pasadena, California
Cream City Hens- Milwaukwee, Wisconsin coummunity site
Chicken Revolution- Salemn, Oregon coummunity site
Poultry Health Sites
Welp Hatchery List of Poultry Diseases and Treatments
A-Z Poultry Disease Index
Where to Get Birds
Craig's List Tampa Bay Farm & Garden Section
Martin Farms of Largo
Mary Francis Rybecki
Mary Francis Rybicki – Madeira Beach – 432-4922 6118 98th Way North Bay Pines 33708727-
Tractor Supply- 2 weeks prior to Easter only
NEW PORT RICHEY #573
8447 STATE ROAD 54 NEW PORT RICHE FL 34655
Largo Feed- 2 weeks prior to Easter only
210 W. Bay Dr. Largo FL 33770 (727) 581-8743
Park Feed- 2 weeks prior to Easter only
5775 Park Blvd Pinellas Park, FL 33781 (727) 546-7503
My Pet Chicken
Poultry Listings from Florida-Agricultural.com
Sustainable Living in Urban Environments
Composting Chicken Manure
Urban Chicken Coops & Tractors
The Phoenix Tour de Coops,
Organized by the Phoenix Permaculture Guild in response to the burgeoning interest in urban livestock, and rapidly-increasing attendance in their backyard chicken-raising classes, is designed to give visitors insight into the experience of raising urban chickens, ducks, and quail, while inspiring them to start their own backyard coops.