Rearing country chicks and chicken as part of the integrated farming system can help farmers earn a static income. As the chicks grow by feeding on the kitchen waste, insects and worms, they also serve as a source of fertilizer for increased yield. Moreover, country chicken rearing can be integrated with fish. By this, water and landmass is fully used. The birds grew in the bank of pond, will serve as fertilizer machine and enriches pond’s nutrient status and increase the yield. Integrated farming system generates employment opportunity with reduction in cost.
Country chicken rearing obviates the need for fodder. Intensive country chicken rearing follow a balanced feed and the chickens are generally more resistant to diseases in their natural habitat.
Country Egg is a rich source of protein. Unlike White leghorn egg, the outer shell and yolk inside are found in brownish/dark yellowish color. Country eggs are tastier than their white counterparts.