We haven't got our chickens yet, as I am still working on my coop https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/spare-wood-and-spare-space-i-think-i-will-build-a-coop We called in to a free-range chicken farm that produces eggs from the chickens that are let out during the day on a 20 acre farm. There are thousands and thousands of chickens at this farm, and they seem really active, running around the farm. Although most have no feathers around their bums. The other option is battery chickens that mostly have no feathers anywhere. Battery Chicken OK OK, this above picture is a little extreme, but this one below isnt, and the poor thing is still alive! Free Range Chicken What would you do?