What You Need to Consider
"While it is possible to raise chickens indoors at least during chickhood, keeping chickens inside as adults can be problematic."
"There are many advantages to raising chicks indoors up until the point that they no longer need a heat lamp, but there are disadvantages too."
"Many people raise their first chickens as day-old chicks mail-ordered from a hatchery or hatched from an incubator."
"The best way to raise baby chickens indoors is to get some kind of pen for them and install a brooder lamp inside of it."
"Chicks that are raised indoors are kept under a more watchful eye, and it is easier to catch these problems before they become fatal."