Like all other animals and birds, hens, too, like to raise their families and live with them. In the wild, they have all the freedom and time to lead their lives like any other ordinary bird. There is enough food that makes sure their bodies are fit and strong to go through the painful process of laying eggs.
breed and chicken types
Is owning chickens worth it and cost-effective?
One of the first questions people ask me when they hear I have a flock of chickens in my backyard is, “Are backyard chickens worth it?” Here are some other questions that I am asked and a number of reasons I give people who ask me.
Are Chickens Too Noisy to Keep in the Backyard?
There are few things more satisfying than keeping your own chickens in your backyard and reaping the fresh eggs that they make every day. Not only are they delicious but hens (female chickens) are very friendly, outgoing and usually happy to be allowed to roam, which makes them a joy to keep.
Chicken breeds with feathered feet
Chickens are one of the most loving pets. These birds are easy to handle and can offer many benefits. You can train them to obey your instructions and to act as loyal pets. These intelligent creatures can find their way home and return to the coops on their own.
How to Raise Baby Chicks
Raising backyard chickens has grown in popularity in recent years. And I think it’s fun. Perhaps you want to raise your own baby chicks, rather than buying mature hens. Caring for baby chicks need not be difficult or elaborate. You do not need a farm to have chickens. Read on for how to raise baby chicks in your backyard.