Scavenging Chickens Training Handbook

Scavenging Chickens Training Handbook



  • What will you learn from the course?
  • Why poultry are very important for you and your family


  • What kind of a house should I build?
  • Where should I build my poultry house?
  • What size will my house be and what materials should I use?

Furnishing the House

Breeding and Incubation

  • Should I have a breeding program?
  • Candling eggs
  • What will I do with my broody hen if she has no eggs to incubate?

Rearing Chicks

  • Feeding chicks
  • Is there another system of raising my chickens?
  • What will I do with my chickens?
  • What will I do with my extra eggs that I will now have?

Feeds and Feeding


Scenario (Situation)

  • The Status Quo (current situation)
  • Scenario 2
  • Scenario 3
  • Where do I go from here?
    • Confinement
    • Small Scale Layer or Broiler House
  • Local feedstuffs

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