The Benefits of Raising Backyard Chickens (Video)

Backyard chickens have many benefits including providing eggs, entertainment and pest control. 

From providing fertilizer to killing pests there are many benefits to having backyard chickens.

The antics of your backyard chickens will provide you with hours of entertainment and all of your friends will be jealous of how beautiful they are. Not to mention the delicious fresh eggs on your breakfast table every day. There are a few downfalls to keeping chickens, like predators, but the many benefits outweigh the few negatives.

If you are interested in a pest free lawn, delicious breakfast dishes, and an endless supply of fertilizer then backyard chickens are for you.


Here at GRIT Magazine, we are passionate about rural American know-how and helping people learn more about creating the self-sufficient lives they want. Check out Videos from GRIT to see more from our editors.

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