Self-sustainability and self-sufficiency are overlapping states of being in which a person needs little or no help from, others. Self-sufficiency entails the self being enough, and a self-sustaining entity can maintain self-sufficiency indefinitely.
Our chickens are part of our family. When interacting, please refer to them using their names. This helps to keep them healthy, happy chickens and they, in return will reward us with yummy eggs which we make into cakes.
And then we’re gonna eat ’em. With roasties and greens from the garden.