I’ve wanted to add chickens to our homestead for years! Before this year, we lived in a place where owning chickens was not an option. Since moving, we have decided to add chickens to our homestead. However, adding them did not come without deep consideration.
There’s a lot more to raising laying hens than just putting them in a coop and feeding them. Here’s what you should know before you take on the, often rewarding, difficult task of raising laying hens on your homestead.