There are so many reasons to keep backyard chickens, which is why so many people are jumping on the backyard chicken train! From the country to the suburbs to tiny city yards, folks are building homes for their feathered friends.
Why keep chickens? Chickens do a lot of great stuff: They eat weeds; they fertilize the ground; they eat yard waste and vegetable scraps; and of course, they produce fresh eggs. See full article.