||Backyard Chickens and Rabbits
Backyard livestock are increasing as part of the growing local food movement. Good management practices are essential to living with respect for wildlife.
“We choose to be predator friendly for both ethical and ecological reasons. Peaceful coexistence with wild predators is humane and acknowledges that our land is their land, too. It is also essential to sustainable farming.”
One Acre Farm protects its backyard chickens and rabbits, using:
• Tight housing to deny entry even to weasels.
Free Range Flock Protection
Urban Flock Protection
An Easy Checklist for Safeguarding Your Chickens