"Agriculture is a business. Farming without a financial motive is gardening." . . . . . Anonymous

As with any small business, you should research markets before you start construction of any poultry facilities. Make sure you have a reliable source of feed. Do the calculations to make sure that you will make enough profit to cover your time and labor.

How much feed will my chickens eat? (University of Kentucky)

Poultry Enterprise Budgets (Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems)

Growing your range poultry business: An Entrepreneur's toolbox (ATTRA)

Diagnosing a farm profitability problem (University of Arkansas)

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