Reasons to Have Chickens
Chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese give flock raisers wholesome, nutritious eggs and farm-fresh meat. And they also give us much more than that. They make us…
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Want a self sufficient lifestyle, like this video? Start by raising chickens. In this article, read the questions to ask before planning your backyard oasis. Learn what to feed chickens for fresh eggs and how to build a chicken coop for your backyard. Here are your tips for living a sustainable lifestyle. 📹: Isabella H.
Family project: Kathy E., North Carolina, and her granddaughter, Tensley, have found a special bond while raising backyard chickens together, celebrating many family moments together. Kathy says Tensley’s favorite part about taking care of the chickens is collecting eggs each day.
“Last spring, I bought 12 little peeps at my local feed store. Since then, I’ve grown to absolutely love my girls! They started laying at the beginning of winter and, in only 9 days, blessed me with 82 eggs. They free range around the farm, heading to the coop to eat their Purina® Layena® and lay fresh, wonderful eggs. I never thought I'd end up so infatuated with "just a chicken" but they're so much more!" – Wendy M.
“For me, it’s all about their personalities. I’ve been hooked ever since my husband built our coop and we bought our first nine chicks. I love learning more about them and sitting out in the run with them, listening to them cluck and keeping each other in line. The yummy fresh eggs are just a bonus!” – Amanda H.