How many chickens do you need to make a profit? It really depends on the demand in your area but I would say you need at least 16 chickens to make your enterprise worthwhile. Two hybrid chickens would give you a dozen eggs a week and 16 birds would give around 8 dozen eggs a week. Nov 20, 2018

Ensure Proper and Healthy Housing of The Birds. The most important factor to consider is that the poultry housing system and fencing options. Poultry housing system determines up to the 40% of the success rate you able to achieve in poultry farming. A good housing system is most important purpose for your business.

Contract poultry production is not for everyone. It’s hard work that lasts 24/7 for weeks or months at a time, depending on how long each flock is on the farm.