5 Reasons to Raise Backyard Chickens

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5 Reasons to Raise Backyard Chickens

Mar 30 2018 by Chaffhaye

These days, chickens are quite the rage. The many new backyard laws have given opportunities for everybody to raise a chicken or two, and now you can find chickens living just about anywhere you can find people. Aside from their obvious ability to lay eggs, there are many additional benefits to raising chickens… Here are a few of our favorites!

Natural composter’s Do your part to reduce landfill waste, it’s easy- chickens + table scraps= Nitrogen-rich fertilizer! Mix this chicken poo into your garden and watch your plants and vegetables THRIVE.

Ultimate Pest controllers chickens spend 90% of their day pecking around looking for little critters to eat. If you have bugs in the yard, rest assured these persistent hunters will find them.

Eggs, eggs and more eggs never buy another egg again.

Good for the yard scratching, pecking and running around does wonder for yard aerating, not to mention, these little ladies are top notch when it comes to mixing soil.

Fun for the whole family teach the kiddos about raising animals. Or sit back with a glass of lemonade and watch your chickens mosey around, it can be very soothing, in fact, chickens have even been used as therapy animals!