Biosecurity for Poultry at Community Farms [book]

Brigid A McCrea, Francine A Bradley
2008 unpublished
Community farms are an excellent way to bring agriculture into the city and allow urban residents to reconnect with mother earth. Many people find that they enjoy raising poultry but do not have the space for a small home flock. A solution to this problem is a community farm. This is a central site where many people raise and maintain poultry or other animals together. These locations are often associated with 4-H and FFA clubs or are alongside community gardens. Community farms need not
more » ... rily be located in a city. Groups that start community farms for poultry must assume responsibility for proper care and disease prevention. The most important step in preserving flock health is the practice of biosecurity.
doi:10.3733/ucanr.8280 fatcat:p6w2pp5ohndwrbep2b4rgq3ybe