Hens and Horses: Perfect Pasture Pals

Can chickens and horses live together? Yes! Learn how to keep hens and horses in this free, downloadable PDF e-book.

a horse and a chicken graze side by side on the cover of this e-book from AQHA

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Have you ever wanted to diversify your farm with companion species? If so, do you find yourself wondering, “Can chickens live with horses?”

Yes, chickens and horses can live together. Horse owners can find multiple benefits in adding chickens to their operation. Not only are they fun to watch, but the chickens can serve a purpose!

The free Hens and Horses: Perfect Pasture Pals e-book explores:

  • Horses and Hens as Companions: Benefits of the buddy system and considerations for commingling hens and horses.
  • Getting Started With Chickens: Caring for chicks, types of poultry and feeding chickens.
  • Getting Started With Horses: Finding the right horse.
  • Feeding a Horse
  • Checklist for Buying a Horse

Whether you're a horse owner who wants to get started with horses or a chicken owner who wants to become a horse owner, Hens and Horses: Perfect Pasture Pals is here to help. The downloadable PDF is brought to you by the American Quarter Horse Association and Nutrena, an expert in animal nutrition.

Submit the form below to download the free Hens and Horses: Perfect Pasture Pals e-book.

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