Chickens are easy to feed, and a small backyard flock can be sustained from homegrown feed sources with good success. Many garden vegetables and produce are suitable for chicken feed, and having a home garden can create additional foraging ground for a backyard laying flock.
Author of Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) and Founder of Untrained Housewife website, Angela England is a problogger, speaker, and busy mother of five children in rural Oklahoma
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