Are you thinking about starting a flock of your own? Or maybe you’re already a chicken keeper looking to add to your existing brood. Either way, you’ve come to the right place! Here at Tractor Supply, we have all the supplies and expertise you need to get started raising chickens.
One of the first things you’ll need to do is decide how many chickens you want to raise. The average chicken lays about one egg per day, so a good rule of thumb is two chickens per person in your household. Of course, there are always exceptions to this rule.
Some chicken breeds are better layers than others, and some people simply prefer having more (or fewer) chickens than the average.
If you’re not sure how many chickens is right for you, our experts can help! We can also help you choose the best chicken breed for your needs, whether you’re looking for egg-laying hens or friendly backyard pets.
Once you’ve decided how many chickens you want, it’s time to start shopping for supplies! Here at Tractor Supply, we have everything you need to get your flock off to a great start. We carry a wide variety of chicken feeders and waterers, as well as chicken coops and runs in a variety of sizes.
We also offer a wide selection of chicken health and care products, from vitamins and minerals to insect control and more. And if you ever have any questions about raising chickens, our experts are always happy to help.
So how many chickens should you buy at Tractor Supply? It all depends on what you’re looking for in a chicken! If you want egg-laying hens, we recommend two per person in your household. If you’re looking for backyard pets, we can help you choose the best breed for your needs.