31 Aug '11, 8pm

Is keeping chickens worth it? A cost analysis:

Is keeping chickens worth it? A cost analysis:

Have chickens also, and I agree, it's not really about saving money (though it can). Our two hens are hilarious and sweet pets; can't put a price on that. If you DO want to put a price on it, understand that whomever wrote the Mint post might not have real life experience with chickens. Our chickens lay a dozen EACH, not between them, per week, and they eat mostly kitchen scraps that would have gone to compost. We don't buy organic feed, but the feed we do buy to supplement kitchen scraps is $15 and lasts a few months. There's very little cost day-to-day. While we paid $4 for each chick (apparently exhorbitant!), you won't find a less expensive pet, nor one who at least tries to earn her keep.

Full article: http://www.re-nest.com/re-nest/news/is-it-worth-it-the-co...

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