Beaver residents need to count their chickens – The Times



The Times

Beaver residents need to count their chickens
The Times
… but it didn't address farm animals such a chickens. The revision amended the regulations to add chicken to the list of allowed animals. Urban homesteading has gained popularity in recent years — it's common to see backyard chicken coops in

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Boston Wants Residents To Build Tiny Houses In Their Yards – CityLab



CityLab

Boston Wants Residents To Build Tiny Houses In Their Yards
CityLab
It's the brainchild of James Shen, who is in Boston this year from China as a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, and it represents something significant: In a city where everything from roof decks to chicken coops is

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Get egg-cited for chicken rentals – Lebanon Democrat



Lebanon Democrat

Get egg-cited for chicken rentals
Lebanon Democrat
The Holladays started with Rent the Chicken three years ago. The first year was spent building from scratch, making coops and gathering supplies. Now they're able to deliver chickens, coops and all within 50 miles of their farm. They deliver beyond 50

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Janet Sheridan: How I made my money – Craig Daily Press



Craig Daily Press

Janet Sheridan: How I made my money
Craig Daily Press
Within an hour, I walked into the dusty haze and sharp ammonia smell of long chicken coops in which, over the years, I would collect eggs, hook designated non-layers for somebody's Sunday dinner, spread feed in trays, check watering systems and isolate …

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Rolling Meadows rejects backyard chickens again – Chicago Daily Herald



Chicago Daily Herald

Rolling Meadows rejects backyard chickens again
Chicago Daily Herald
Banger also argued there have been few issues or complaints with a related proposal of his that did pass the council in 2014 to allow backyard beekeeping. "I think it will be something we don't even notice the impact of, but the people who will notice

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Perennials, annuals, seeds, tool exchange – ECM Publishers


Perennials, annuals, seeds, tool exchange
ECM Publishers
If you have more starter plants that you expected, bring them to exchange. If you have an extra hand trowel you never use, bring it for someone else. If you have extra gardening, farming, chicken magazines to share, bring them along. The exchange will

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Chickens: An Unlikely Ally in Disease Detection – American Veterinarian



American Veterinarian

Chickens: An Unlikely Ally in Disease Detection
American Veterinarian
Although each vector control program using chickens has its own nuances, the basic detection methods are the same. Designated chicken coops are placed in areas believed to be endemic to infected mosquitos. There, the chickens are fed and cared for and …

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Watch the Trailer Natalie Portman-Produced Documentary 'Eating Animals' – Eater



Eater

Watch the Trailer Natalie Portman-Produced Documentary 'Eating Animals'
Eater
A new trailer for the doc, directed by Christopher Quinn, features some spooky shots of massive chicken coops, as well as more pastoral footage of farmers trying to raise their animals in a more humane fashion. “There's no way you can love an animal

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Products for Backyard Fowl Deserve a Place on Store Shelves – Pet Age



Pet Age

Products for Backyard Fowl Deserve a Place on Store Shelves
Pet Age
Jason Savitt, president of Chicago-based Prevue Pet Products, which manufactures coops for up to eight chickens, says the public's penchant for eating healthier taps into this demand. “The trend of knowing where your food comes from and consuming

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Chickens are Sizzling Hot, Not Just for Farms Anymore as They Join Ranks of Suburban Pets – SpaceCoastDaily.com



SpaceCoastDaily.com

Chickens are Sizzling Hot, Not Just for Farms Anymore as They Join Ranks of Suburban Pets
SpaceCoastDaily.com
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Chickens…they're not just for farms anymore. Poultry has arrived in the backyard as chickens have joined the ranks of suburban pets. At the recent and massive Global Pet Expo in Orlando, the pet industry showcased the latest

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