One of the key advantages of owning poultry
is having fresh, free range eggs. Chickens produce very little waste and eat your
vegetable scraps, plus you get the benefit of the fresh eggs if you have a few
chickens in your backyard.
Many people find that owning chickens and
other poultry can be a satisfying experience since you are producing food for
As with any pet, owning poultry is a
responsibility. You will need to maintain a proper cage and outdoor area for
your chickens and hens to roam around. You will also have to ensure they are
adequately fed, their waste is disposed of efficiently and you are allowing
them time to roam around outside of their cages.