Common chicken health concerns
By Hannah Dyball
There was a time when hen keeping was a simple matter of egg production and enjoying the self-sufficient lifestyle. Just recently, more people have begun showing an interest in backyard chicken keeping, less because of the eggs and economics, and more because of chickens’ amusing quirks and characters. These days, unless your brood is laying eggs by the bucket load, there is very little profit to be made. But money isn’t everything and, nowadays, people are much more interested in having chickens as backyard pets.