HOUSING BACKYARD POULTRY
Raising chickens in South Africa certainly pre-dates the founding of SAPA in 1904. Long before then, chickens have been grown for showing, meat and egg supply, or just for the pure pleasure of having birds running in the yard. Whatever your reasons for having birds, think about where and how the birds will be housed.
When designing and building housing for chickens, enough room should be provided for the growth of the birds and for future expansion. The minimum amount of space that should