How to Feed Chickens in Stardew Valley?

Do you currently have too many chickens in your Stardew Valley game and you don’t know how to feed them?

Then you are in the right place because this Stardew Valley guide will give you all the information about having and taking care of your chickens in the game.

Chickens are actually some of the most popular animals to keep in Stardew Valley, so it’s no surprise that this question is so common among the players. How should we feed the chickens in Stardew Valley? Are they worth the investment? Where can we even buy one?

All these questions will be answered in the guide below! here is what you need to know about these animals in Stardew Valley:

How to Get Chickens in Stardew Valley?

If you decide that you need to upgrade your farm and get some animals, then chickens are probably the best choice. They are quite easy to take care of and getting them is quite simple too.

All you need to do is go to Marnie’s Ranch to get them. Each chicken will cost you 800 gold coins.

Did you know that chickens actually come in three colours and Stardew Valley? They can be either white, blue or brown. Of course, the blue type of chicken can only be achieved if you have an 8 heart event with Shane. Either way, the colour of the chicken will be decided randomly when you are buying it!

How to Feed Chickens in Stardew Valley?

Once you get these animals you need to learn how to take care of them! The good thing is that you still have a bit of additional time. Meaning, you do not need to feed them on the first day that you get them. Also, you will need to feed them the same way no matter if they are just a baby chick or if they are all grown up.

When it comes to knowing how to feed the chickens in Stardew Valley, it is quite easy. You will need to have some hay!

You can get hay for your Stardew Valley chickens either by cutting the grass or visiting Marnie and buying it from her. 

Once you get your hands on some hay for your animals, don’t forget to build a silo! This building can be bought from the Carpenter’s Shop as long as you have 100 gold coins, 100 stone, 10 clay, and 5 copper bars! That’s where you will store all your hay in the game!

How to Become Friends With Your Chicken?

It is no surprise that everyone wants to be good friends with their animals.

Well, you are in luck because it is not that difficult to achieve it in Stardew Valley. Just don’t forget to feed your chickens and pet them every day. This way, your chickens will become fond of you and will actually start producing bigger eggs!

Are Stardew Valley Chickens Financially Beneficial?

If you are planning to buy some chickens, then that’s a great choice because they are quite useful to have in the game! 

These animals can produce either eggs or large eggs. The first option can be sold for 50 gold coins, and large eggs can be sold for 95 gold coins! 

Your chickens will lay eggs every day, so this can be considered a good way to have passive income in Stardew Valley!

Of course, you can always have additional sources of income, such as, harvesting profitable crops, growing fruit trees, and more.

Give Your Stardew Chicken a Name!

Did you know that you can actually name these animals? You don’t even have to think about this for too long because you can change the name at any time!

This is one of those small additions in the game that can just make everything more enjoyable! Why wouldn’t you want to give a nice name to your animals in Stardew Valley, right?

Now that you know how to feed your chickens in Stardew Valley and you are ready to take care of them, here are a few more Stardew Valley guides that will help you to take care of your farm:

Meet the author

"Ever since I started playing Stardew Valley, I wanted to find the best tips and tricks to make the game easier and even more entertaining. That’s why I love sharing my favourite insights with other Stardew fans to see what can be useful both for beginners and experienced players!"

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