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



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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



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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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McKinney city ordinance allows chickens; some homeowner's associations do not – Community Impact Newspaper



Community Impact Newspaper

McKinney city ordinance allows chickens; some homeowner's associations do not
Community Impact Newspaper
For six years McKinney has been home to an event the likes of which not many nearby cities host—Tour De Coop. This event, which took place at the end of April, is an educational tour of urban chicken coops throughout the city of McKinney. The event

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Forage for porridge drawing bears – Lowell Sun


Forage for porridge drawing bears
Lowell Sun
PELHAM — The phone calls from concerned citizens have begun to pick up. Black bears searching for food have ripped up garbage bags, destroyed bird feeders and, in some cases, broken into chicken coops. "This is definitely the season that they're on

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chickens and ducks feel a little less cooped in this tropical space habitat – Designboom



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chickens and ducks feel a little less cooped in this tropical space habitat
Designboom
tropical space. around the cages, owners plan to grow vegetables and luffa, which will climb and cover the roof to create an encompassed shade for the chicken coop community. all water and waste will drain off the sides of the garden, cleansing the

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Lansdale Code committee votes 'no' to change to allow chickens – The Reporter


Lansdale Code committee votes 'no' to change to allow chickens
The Reporter
I treat them like a puppy or a cat,” said Nikole Kittredge, the Green Street resident whose chickens prompted the discission. Ernst said, if approved, the new code would have also required residents to seek an accessory structure permit for the coop

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Urban chickens could be coming to a Montreal backyard near you – CBC.ca



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Urban chickens could be coming to a Montreal backyard near you
CBC.ca
They provide a city-friendly coop and advice, connect a farmer and an urban resident, and the chicken comes home to roost. "We designed a chicken coop that's made for the city," said Alexandre McLean, the co-founder of Poc Poc. "It's insulated; it's

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Revised Carpentersville ordinance lets residents have backyard chicken coops – Chicago Tribune



Chicago Tribune

Revised Carpentersville ordinance lets residents have backyard chicken coops
Chicago Tribune
The license fee to keep chickens is $25. The building permit for the coop is also $25. Neighboring towns that allow backyard hens include East Dundee, West Dundee and Elgin. In 2016, Sleepy Hollow voted against amending its ordinance to permit

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