Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Brooke County Office
840 Charles Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070

Phone: 304-737-3666
FAX: 304-737-3681
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 to 4:30


Raising Chickens

Below are several different Extension & USDA articles on raising chickens. Also, there is a link for the CDC article that covers the health risks of raising chickens.

WVU Extension Service
Animal Health—USDA
National Agriculture Library
2011 Healthy Birds Calendar Tips to Poultry Owners
Backyard Flock Information-Utah Dept of Ag
Backyard chickens provide fun way to enjoy fresh eggs—Mississippi State
Getting Started with Chickens—University of New Hampshire
Raising Backyard Chickens—Colorado State University
Urban and backyard poultry—University of Kentucky