You can use chicken broth to make homemade soup, and you can purchase it at a grocery store or make it at home. A good quality chicken broth is low in salt. You can make chicken broth at home by using fresh or frozen chicken or from scratch, and it will give you delicious broth every time.
A good recipe will contain several types of chicken. Depending on your preference, you can add a whole chicken or a whole one. You can freeze leftover chicken broth for later use.