A chicken should be either let out or given feed in the bin daily so that they may graze, however do not let them out when it rains. Aside from that the chicken should be picked up daily to raise friendship.
An adult healthy chicken may lay an egg daily, if it is left in the coop, it's eggs increasing in value depending on various things. Including health, personality, friendship with the player, and various treats it can be fed.
Their are 5 possible personalities for the animal, each having its own affect.
|Timid||+5 to by-product yield|
|Active||+5 to by-product level|
|Gentle||+2 to coat|
|Cheerful||+1 to friendship|
|Calm||+1 to health|