A few years ago, I spent the summer house sitting for some family. My brother was off on his amazing backpacking trip through Europe with his new wife (I know, lucky them). While they were away, I watched after their dogs, ducks, chickens, and desert tortoise. I would go out each morning to check the coop for eggs. Each morning, I felt a child’s excitement lifting the lid to the nesting boxes. It never got old seeing those brown little eggs peacefully laying in the soft bedding. I was in love!
When I bought my own home a few years later, I became obsessed with the idea of owning my own chickens. So, I began making plans. If you’re still on the fence about chickens, check out this pos….