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How to Raise Chickens Cheaply

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Our farm is getting ready to blossom, as we work on our research for chickens.  



My first question is, how much is this going to cost...right!   
Well, after looking at websites, books and talking to folks about their experiences, I think we might be able to pull off raising our chickens, wait for it...wait for it...cheaply!



How to raise chickens cheaply?

We have been talking about chickens for a while now, before we even moved out here to be honest.  This last year was just a little busy, what, with moving and getting situated, our oldest starting school and just plain l i f e.  


We were able to start somewhat of a garden this summer, I even got to enjoy some of the home grown veggies, so win, right!  



Next on our list though, was eggs, fresh eggsfrom our own chickens.

So, we set out to learn before putting up the cash.  



Here goes nothing..



To build or buy?
You have all seen the super fancy chicken coops out there, the ones with multi-level luxury.  I mean, we are going to love our chickens …