How to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard: A Beginner’s Guide

So, you want to learn how to raise chickens? You’re not alone. A growing focus on local food and sustainability has spurred a renewed interest in raising backyard chickens – especially in larger cities.

There are dozens of reasons to consider inviting a few chickens home to roost. The obvious one is that chickens make delicious, fresh eggs (and chicken!). Chickens also make friendly, entertaining, easy-to-manage, low-maintenance pets, lots of high-quality compost, and, sometimes, they even make your neighbors jealous.

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