Hello, I'm just curious on what other opinions are on this topic. I took up chicken raising as a pure hobby, and love it. Money is not a factor whatsoever. I do it because it's fun, and interesting to me. However, it cost me a ****load of money I am realising. I only raise the chickens for eggs and homestead type purposes, ( pets ?? ) I'm not a meat processor by any means. I am just curious how people actually do this for a profit, I would be very interested to hear the techniques. The feed alone cost me about $50 / month. Plus bedding and misc supplies about $20 / month. That is a lot of egg sales to cover that spread. This is not counting the upfront cost of my incubators, coop building cost etc. Thanks.