That sounds like me.I keep chickens for many reasons, but I have to say companionship is number 1. It’s such a good feeling having some fluffy buffs run up to you in the morning for treats. Chickens all have such distinct personalities, and interacting with them is like interacting with any other pet for me.
As an aspiring Homesteader working toward and building a Self Sufficient Lifestyle, Chickens were the natural next step in our little "farm".
I added this option. Will you both please change your answer.Sustainability.
And history. I am considering adding Dominiques to my list of desired breeds in hope of being able to bring a few exhibition birds to American Revolution historical reenactments and events (DH works at a Rev War site).