I'm raising Barred Rock hens this year to have fresh eggs once they are grown. I've raised chickens before, mostly bantams as pets and a few broilers for meat. Egg prices have increased by around in the last year, raising your own laying hens.
Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts - where the Pilgrims landed in To me, the rock looked really small but the top (visible) one-third of Plymouth Rock weighs approximately 4 tons so I guess it's not so small after all.
History Comes Alive at Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower II
Devon, UK - Train rounding the cliffs, heading toward the Dawlish sea wall. One of the best train journeys in the UK. The tracks hug the estuary of the Exe river, then go along the edge of the beach for several miles.
Chickens for kids - These are standard-sized chickens known for living a long time. They're gentle creatures who do very well with people and get along with other pets, and they lay four or five pinkish brown eggs per week.