The Pros and Cons of Raising Chickens

If you are considering whether or not to raise chickens, what the disadvantages of raising them are, as well as the benefits of raising them are,...
By cluckcluckgirl · Nov 6, 2012 · Updated Mar 25, 2016 · ·
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  1. 007Sean
    "Good article"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed May 13, 2019
    Good article on the good and bad of raising chickens.
  2. ronott1
    "good article"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Aug 27, 2018
    Thanks for the pros and cons!
  3. mrs_organized_chaos
    "Good starting point"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 29, 2018
    This is a good brief summary of raising chickens. There are links included that allow the reader to do some additional research into owning chickens.
  4. CCUK
    "Good advice"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 23, 2018
    Some great points and links. My biggest thing for owning chickens is time and commitment. Building coops and runs can take time and cost money. Cleaning and general day to day care can be time consuming and illnesses may mean a trip to the vet which costs money. Commitment goes without saying. Once you have chickens they are YOUR responsibility.

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