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How do I choose the right breed of chicken to breed?
The breeder should be able to recommend a breed based on your coop size and farm set up. You should also ask the breeder if the chickens are high-laying and how long they will take to lay eggs or reach maturity for meat.
How do I become a breeder?
Though an educational degree is not required to become a breeder, a thorough understanding of the animal you are going to breed is essential. Use a search engine to look up the care required to breed a particular animal, such as bulldogs or a certain type of horse. Take notes on what type of animal seems to fit your lifestyle best.
What certifications do you need to be a chicken breeder?
In addition, you can get the NPIP Certificate. NPIP stands for National Poultry Improvement Plan and this certification is an excellent way to show your customers that you are a responsible chicken breeder.
How do I buy chickens for my home?
You can buy your chickens from a local hatchery, which should be run by a knowledgeable breeder. You should ask the breeder about the noise level of the birds, if they are docile or very active, and if they are good in a confined space. The breeder should be able to recommend a breed based on your coop size and farm set up.