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Poultry Predator Protection and Housing

Poultry Predator Protection and Housing will teach participants to recognize the most common aerial and ground predators of backyard birds and how to construct proper housing to prevent predators from gaining access to the backyard flock.

Target Audience(s):

Anyone with an interest in small/backyard chicken flocks, including children with a 4-H/FFA project or adults interested in a small flock for meat/egg production


Participants will:

  • Learn how to care for and manage a backyard flock,
  • Gain guidance and information on proper housing for the backyard flock, and
  • Learn about predators that can threaten a backyard flock and steps to prevent predation.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 2

Program Delivery:

  • Educational Class
  • Group Discussion
  • Numbered Extension Publication

Primary Contact:

Dr. Tom Tabler,


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