Backyard Homesteading - Why would anyone want to have chickens in their backyard? I do not have a particular reason to have chickens in the city but there are a lot of things about them that pleases me and my husband. It was a real calming and relaxing to watch movements and their personalities.
Chickens in the city or suburbs are much easier than you might think. There are many reasons, but I would like to list some of the benefits of maintaining a small backyard flock. You can only get Backyard Homesteading is of a woman your backyard. Chickens begin laying eggs when they are about 4 or 5 months. Chickens have been bred for decades may spawn every 24-46 hours and continued for many years.
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The chicken had simple meal requirements. Chickens are omnivores, which are the chicks must be fed chicken starter and then switch to layer pellets once you get your first egg. They also enjoyed the food waste such as fruit and vegetables, bread stale, weeds and bugs. My husband and I just started experimenting with bio-pods and maggots grow our own. They are high in protein, high in fat and total hits. That article about Backyard Homesteading.