Her parents were going bankrupt after her mom became completely disabled and needed full-time nursing home care. Their daughter wasn’t told they were going broke, but she knew — and decided to something.
What Shelby did was basically start farming — at the age of 9. She got a loan from her grandma and bought chickens — lots of chickens.
Never mind she didn’t come from a farming family. Never mind the 50-pound feed bags. Shelby was determined to tackle this. She’d run the numbers and figured there was money in eggs, if you did it right, which she did.
(WATCH the video from Steve Hartman below or READ the story from CBS)