Raising chickens, turkeys, ducks and other breeds of poultry is becoming increasingly popular in suburban and rural areas of the United States...even in urban areas where allowed! It can be a great idea to keep backyard chickens, where the birds can free-range around your grounds or enjoy a spacious coop, while providing eggs daily, fresh meat when desired or simply companionship and joy to their owners.
Raising backyard birds can also be a great way to teach children about the responsibilities of animal husbandry and the importance of farming in feeding our families around the world. The items selected for this gift guide include informative reference books on raising chickens and other bird varieties, useful items for the poultry farmer, and also fun novelties to express a person's pride in being a "backyard chicken" lover. So surprise someone this Christmas - or any gift-giving holiday - with something unique and that shows you know he loves his birds.