Only happy hens lay lots of eggs! Success of your flock depends on selecting the right breed - you don't want hens falling over due to heat exhaustion or their combs freezing in winter!
The permaculture practice is to mimic nature as best as possible to improve ecology, animal well being and reduce human energy input and costs. Selecting the right breed for a particular site and purpose is apart of the permaculture design process.
This little ebook will start you off with a list of questions to ask helping you to determine the right breed for your yard, garden or farm.