backyard chickens

Home & Living
I understand raccoons need to eat too, just not my chickens. I can't argue with nature, but I can keep my pets safe. Although their suburban yard is large, they have limited space to run and hid for cover. They are trapped.
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A couple of months ago, four chicks were purchased at our local Co-op -- along with a bag of crumbles (a new word for me), various water and food containers, a sack of wood shavings and a heat lamp.
Environment
Officials in other parts of Virginia have also suggested that the law does pose complications vis-a-vis backyard chickens
Miami
So I called again. I continued, "Could you tell me when this changed because I found that ..." She had not heard about Cottage
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From the rooftops of Brooklyn to the backyards of Seattle, recreational chicken ranching is increasingly popular in urban
Environment
Farm Sanctuary's three shelters currently take in at least 400 or 500 chickens annually, Coston estimated. According to NBC
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All looped into this fight, according to Arlington Now, is a set of recommendations to be made by the county’s Urban Agriculture
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"Very much an agricultural area," said Brad Dyjak, alternate board member. The board had to hear the case for a special exception
Environment
OK, so all modern birds are technically dinosaurs. "But of all modern birds, chickens are among the most 'primitive' or 'dinosaurlike
Home & Living
From the rooftops of Brooklyn to the backyards of Seattle, recreational chicken ranching is increasingly popular in urban and suburban neighborhoods. At the rate this agrarian hobby is growing it's only a matter of time until you have a few hens of your own.
Environment
The advantages to having chickens foraging in my yard outweigh the trouble of their care. If you are considering chickens, provided your city or suburb's code allows them, here are a few thoughts about their care.
DC
You can have up to 64 chickens on 2 acres. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/zoning/petsanimalsres.htm Here are some folks
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Feel free to supplement the birds' diet with fresh tasty weeds and just about any food or food trimming that would usually
Home & Living
Customers are using their hand-crafted structures as chicken coops (complete with distinctive rounded doors and windows), playhouses, garden sheds, backyard offices, yoga studios, meditation suites and guest cottages.
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An early bird, Roscoe cock-a-doodle-dooed at dawn while roving the main drag, loudly reminding some residents that it was
Chicago
What started out as a school project is now turning into civic action for New Trier High School junior Zan Fisher. The Wilmette
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When most people think of backyard chickens, they think of the birds either running around free or in a house with a permanent
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Q: How do I take care of my chicks for the first month or so? A: While you can buy all sorts of chick gear, all you need