Can Chickens be Pets?

When we visited Hoover’s Hatchery before the pandemic, we noticed a sticker saying, “Yep, I talk to my CHICKENS” Those words started us thinking Do chickens make good pets?

Chickens are amazing and unique animals With the possible exception of ducks and rabbits, they are the only farm animals that mesh well with suburban lives Most American homes are built on quarter acre lots With neighbors close and yards small families can’t keep sheep, cattle, or hogs

Chickens are different Needing little space, they shine as suburban food producers happy to recycle kitchen scraps as they gift a family with delicious