Curious about having backyard chickens but worried about the commitment or building the coop?
Moon Dog Farms is happy to introduce Yard Birds, a new program that allows you to take pleasure in raising happy, healthy hens while taking out all the guesswork! Yard Birds is a perfect choice whether you're interested in a unique pet, hoping to teach your children about the origins of food or simply want the freshest organic eggs only a backdoor away.
What is Yard Birds?
Our rental service allows you to try out backyard chickens without taking the full plunge by yourself. It's perfect for beginners or those who'd like support in their new venture. Try it a month at a time or sign up for 6-month/1 year packages, with the option to either cancel your rental or adopt your chickens at any time!
Yard Birds provides all the supplies you need:
- portable & safe chicken coop
- 2 egg-laying hens
- nesting boxes
- Organic, non-GMO feed
- water & feed dishes
- bedding & treats
- one of our favorite easy-to-follow guidebooks
Why should I rent instead of buy?
Renting is optimal for those who travel often, wish to try out a backyard operation before setting up their own or for families seeking a fun & educational hands-on experience
Yard Birds provides all necessary materials so you don't have to buy or build anything
24-hour support to help with any problems, big or small
We'll provide replacement chickens should you run into problems
You may cancel at any time
Should you find you're too busy/uninterested in the chickens, just call us and we'll come pick them up--no questions asked!
“Chicken sitting” available for long trips
Premium services available for those who want to learn more or work less
Rent-to-own allows you to buy your chickens and the coop and receive credit for any rental fees paid once your rental period is over