Making money from your brood You don’t need to register your hens to sell eggs directly to your friends or neighbours, as long as the eggs are not graded for quality or weight and you have less than 50 birds. To sell at local markets, registration is only required if more than 50 birds are kept.

This could potentially give you a 200% return (3 x 70%) on your initial investment. If you have a small property, whether 25 acres, 5 acres, or even less than 1 acre, organic chicken farming can put meat in your freezer and money in your wallet.

In the long run, Layers farming on a large scale will be more profitable and bring in more revenue than broiler farming as after laying of eggs, the birds can be sold out as meat even though at lesser price than that of broilers. Oct 11, 2021

Most chickens will be fine to sleep in the rain, as they will seek shelter when they’ve had enough. If you notice the rain getting too hard and they haven’t gone into the shelter, you may want to go outside and get them inside so they won’t get too wet. Oct 22, 2020

Chickens get very uncomfortable in warm and hot weather, however they do need some sunlight to survive. Just like humans, chickens need sunshine too. The UV rays from the sun provide essential Vitamin D to both people and pets. Vitamin D is essential for backyard chickens’ optimal health and egg-laying ability.