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Alert: Virulent Newcastle Disease (click for info)

Care guides
 

• Chicken Care Booklet from Animal Place

Chicken Care Sheets  from Farm Sanctuary (+ specific care for Cornish breed)

• Guide to Chicken Care from My Pet Chicken

• Adopting and Caring for Backyard Chickens from HSUS

• Biosecurity for Birds from USDA (check out Healthy Harry's videos)


Health

• The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition, by Gail Damerow
• PoultryDVM, visual and interactive poultry health information
• California Animal Health & Food Safety (offers cheap medical tests)
• Educational video on the formation of an egg in a hen

• Animation of the development of a chicken embryo in the egg



Miscellaneous

Fun stuff
• "Pecking" the Queen of Heart out of a deck of cards (video)
• Silicon Valley Tour De Coop (September 15, 2018)

 

Others
• Silicon Valley Chickens group
• BackYard Chickens forum
• Lots of interesting info from The Happy Chicken Coop
• About Chickens from HSI
Toxic Plants to Chickens (+ Safe Plants)
• Safe Housing for Chickens

• Adopt - Don't shop flyer (feel free to print and post)

School hatching projects dilemma and alternatives

Local resources
(San Francisco South Bay Area, CA)

Chicken laws and ordinances.

Vets working with chickens (*: board certified avian vets)
• Cupertino Animal Hospital - 10026 Peninsula Ave, Cupertino - (408) 252-6380
• Monterey Avian and Exotic Clinic - 451 Canyon Del Rey Boulevard, Del Rey Oaks - (831) 647-1147

• All Animals Mobile Veterinary Clinic - 1600 S Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay - (650) 726-3445
• Adobe Animal Hospital - 4470 El Camino Real, Los Altos - (650) 948-9661
• Adobe Animal Hospital - 15965 Los Gatos Blvd, Suite 100, Los Gatos - (408) 357-8000

• Medical Center for Birds * - 3805 Main Street, Oakley - (925) 625-1878

• Pescadero Veterinary Services - 725 North St, Pescadero - (650) 879-0653

• Wildwood Veterinary Hospital - 2900 Spring Street Unit 5, Redwood City - (650) 366-9453

Bay Area Bird Hospital * - 2145 Taraval St, San Francisco - (415) 566-4359
• For the Birds - 1136 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose - (408) 255-1739
• West Valley Pet Clinic - 1360 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose - (408) 996-1155
• Santa Clara Pet Hospital - 830 Kiely Blvd, Suite 107, Santa Clara - (408) 296-5857

Animal Hospital of Soquel - 2651 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz - (831) 475-0432

• Sunnyvale Veterinary Clinic - 1036 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale - (408) 736-8296

• more vets can be found in PoultryDVM's directory

• more board certified avian vets can be found on the ABVP website

Shelters taking chickens in
• Humane Society Silicon Valley (also offers humane euthanasia)

• Palo Alto Animal Services (also adopts chickens out and offers humane euthanasia)
• Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (also adopts chickens out and offers humane euthanasia)

• San Jose Animal Care and Services
• Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (also adopts chickens out and offers humane euthanasia)


Feed stores
• For Other Living Things, Sunnyvale
• cHICK n bEES, Los Gatos
• An-Jan Feed & Pet Supply, San Jose
• Sam’s Feed Store, San Jose
• Westside Farm & Feed, Santa Cruz

• Aptos Feed & Pet Supply, Aptos