Backyard Chickens? Why Metal Buildings Make Great Chicken Houses
The desire to provide your family with a constant supply of wholesome, nutritious eggs is a great reason to delve into the world of what has become known as "backyard chickens." In fact, this trend toward healthy local food has become so popular that many residents of urban and suburban areas are successfully maintaining productive flocks of poultry even in small backyard spaces. If you are serious about populating your backyard with a flock of laying hens, you will first need to ensure that they have a shelter that is warm, dry and inaccessible to any feral cats, rodents and wild animals that may live in your area.