Alberta Farm Animal Care Association

Urban Hen

Are you interested in keeping backyard chickens? Do you want learn more about flock health, handling, cost, by-laws, breeds, coop design, diseases, and more?

Then the Backyard Chicken and Small Flock Care Workshop is for you! This 2 hour workshop will go over the basics and the necessities when it comes to owning and raising backyard chickens.

If your town or city requires training or education before owning backyard chickens, this course should qualify but please check your by-laws first.

If you’re interested in bringing this training to your town or community for a low cost, please contact us at afac@afac.ab.ca

Video Series

These videos are part of a comprehensive Backyard Chicken toolkit that includes a facilitated workshop, an instructional manual, and 10 educational videos. 

Are you ready?

Do you have what it takes?

Hen handling

Everyday Care

Coop Design

Biosecurity

Enrichments

Are your hens healthy

Preparing for euthanasia

How to preform euthanasia

Call Alert Line