The popularity of raising chickens in household conditions has been rising in recent years. This trend may be due to several factors, one of these surely being the search of high-quality foods, a more sustainable lifestyle and desire for greater independence. Breeding chickens at home also allows owners to control the animals’ living conditions and quality of feed they provide. For some people, it is important to know what their animals eat, and they prefer foods produced under their own supervision. In this article, we will focus on hens, eggs laying and egg quality.