Keep Chickens Posted on December 7, 2021December 7, 2021 by Ledaig Someday soon we hope to make a home for 6-8 laying hens. In this house, we eat eggs. A lot of eggs. Keeping chickens will: Provide a sustainable and humorous source of protein. Improve our food circularity. Improve soil health on our property. Posted in Uncategorized.