A couple of generations ago it would have been rare to have a household which didn’t have a few chickens outdoors in the backyard. If you are trying to live a frugal, more simple lifestyle then you also should invest in a few hens (and a rooster if your area allows it) as well.
Chicken’s produce eggs and with a steady supply of eggs you will never go hungry. These are not just the white eggs that you see in the supermarkets but come in a variety of shapes and colours depending on the chicken’s you are breeding. When you crack them open the yolk is so fresh and orange, like a little sun, and they taste better than eggs at the supermarket scrambled or put into your cakes and puddings.
It may seem an unpleasant task but slaughtering your stock is a part of the process of keeping livestock. By doing it yourself you kn….