Egg-Laying Chickens Versus Meat-Providing Chickens

Esperanza Pallana, who writes the urban farming blog Pluck and Feather, explains that not all chickens are good for both eating and egg-laying. If you want the chicken and the eggs, your best bet is to get a “dual-purpose” breed.

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