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Having an egg factory in your backyard doesn’t come for free. There are responsibilities that you must take on as a chicken owner. There are issues within the flock that must be remedied, predators and illness. It can be a lot if you find yourself having a couple problems at the same time. While that may sound overwhelming to the crowd that isn’t currently operating an egg factory, you should not be discouraged. One of the best places to start is understanding the lingo.
This article is a great primer on the parts, pieces and birds that are part of your egg factory. Everything is harder when you come from a place of ignorance. That is just the reality of it. Use this article to develop a base line of key terms and knowledge about the important parts of a flock and the items you need to maintain that flock.