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Chickens as Pets: 5 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites Raising a flock of backyard chickens as pets with "benefits" is a fun, fulfilling activity that the whole family can get involved in. Kids love to help collect eggs, refill feeders and waterers, and watch the chickens chase bugs in the yard.
Do Backyard Chickens Make Eggcellent Pets? Most of us probably learned in preschool that chickens live on farms. But child development stages are about to hit the fan, because today's chickens don't always live on farms; they live in backyards. And raising these "backyard" chickens is growing more and more popular. The obvious question is, why?
Kids raising chickens to learn life lessons Kids raising chickens to learn life lessons MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Members of the Lauderdale County 4-H Club are raising chickens for their poultry project to help them learn life lessons. Poultry showmanship is a project where the youth is allowed to demonstrate their knowledge of poultry as well as their ability to carry, examine and position their bird in the cage.
8 Ways to Engage Youth in Ag - Backyard Poultry "Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it," George Orwell said. As a FFA advisor and agriculture teacher, I do see kids these days disconnected with nature and agriculture.
Age-Appropriate Chores for Children with Chickens - Backyard Poultry He was only a few years old when I let him go down to the chicken coop all by himself to collect morning eggs. I should've known it was not an age-appropriate chore, but he was excited. Full of pride, joy, and giggles, he brought one little egg from the coop.
Age-Appropriate Chores for Children with Chickens - Backyard Poultry Age-Appropriate Chores for Children with Chickens - Backyard Poultry He was only a few years old when I let him go down to the chicken coop all by himself to collect morning eggs. I should've known it was not an age-appropriate chore, but he was excited. Full of pride, joy, and giggles, he brought one little egg from the coop.