Raising backyard chickens is easy, but be warned, they are gateway animals. You’ll start with just a couple of chickens and before you know it you’ve got a flock large enough to produce eggs for the whole neighborhood. That leads to the acquisition of ducks. Then it’s goats.

Chickens really are a great starter animal, though. They are low-maintenance and fairly low-cost. Learn how to raise backyard chickens with these articles. Remember, healthy and happy chickens lay the most delicious eggs.

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