I just bought four hens to replace some that Mr. Skunk killed. They are six months old and I paid 15 a piece for them. I have found that most people around my area want hens that are already laying or close to it. Everyone sells their hens for 10-15 each. I got wondering how much it costs to feed chicks for five or six months. Would it be profitable to get 25 or 30 chicks and raising then selling them?