“If you are new to the idea of keeping chickens, then you may be wondering what purpose a rooster serves – other than waking you up at 5 am by crowing underneath your window in the mornings. *ahem*
The question I most often hear from those who are yet to be initiated into the chicken-keeping lifestyle is, “Do I need a rooster in order to get eggs?”
The short answer? Nope, you don’t have to have a rooster to enjoy those lovely homegrown eggs.
But there are a couple of other reasons you might consider keeping a rooster around–if you can handle the early morning wake-up calls, that is…”
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