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Selling chicken eggs from a small homestead is more than likely not going to produce a profit. If you figure the costs of your inputs such as the cost of feed, labor for chores, and start-up costs, you could probably charge $7-8 a dozen for fresh farm eggs. Aug 25, 2020

Many areas get between $3-5 per pound or $15-25 per whole bird. If you already are raising chickens for eggs, you probably already have the brooder, run, and coop space to try out the meat bird business in your area.

Chickens can live for six or more years under natural conditions. However those used in intensive farming will commonly be slaughtered before they reach six weeks old. Free-range broilers will usually be slaughtered at 8 weeks old and organic broilers at around 12 weeks old.

Selective breeding to create larger birds has contributed to the rapid growth of chickens. Despite the health and welfare issues associated with accelerated growth, the industry considers each animal in terms of ‘feed conversion efficiency’.

The short answer is “No”. Eggs are laid with a natural coating on the shell called the “bloom” or “cuticle”. This coating is the first line of defense in keeping air and bacteria out of the egg. Eggshells are porous, so when you wash them you’re removing that natural barrier. Aug 3, 2020

Selective breeding to create larger birds has contributed to the rapid growth of chickens. Despite the health and welfare issues associated with accelerated growth, the industry considers each animal in terms of ‘feed conversion efficiency’.

The short answer is “No”. Eggs are laid with a natural coating on the shell called the “bloom” or “cuticle”. This coating is the first line of defense in keeping air and bacteria out of the egg. Eggshells are porous, so when you wash them you’re removing that natural barrier. Aug 3, 2020