Thursday, March 23, 2017

Learn About Raising Chickens in Your Backyard at New Pond Farm on March 29


Learn About Raising Chickens in Your Backyard at New Pond Farm on March 29

Details Published on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 07:53 Written by New Pond Farm You are invited to New Pond Farm on Wednesday, March 29 from 7 - 8 p.m to join guest speaker, Traci Torres, from My Pet Chicken, for a talk on how to get started.

Backyard chickens offer unexpected benefits

Backyard chickens offer unexpected benefits

With sustainability practices and grown-your-own-food initiatives increasingly on the rise, more and more Americans are keeping backyard chicken flocks. While the initial appeal is to provide a wholesome and fresh alternative to commercially-produced eggs, several unexpected benefits can be attributed to owning your own poultry.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pecking Order Explained | Community Chickens


Pecking Order Explained | Community Chickens

The social understanding within a flock is a complicated issue. Chickens are social creatures who thrive in group settings. Pecking order is how your flock establishes hierarchy. It might seem brutal to us as chicken keepers who only want peace and harmony for our chickens, but pecking order is a necessary communication for your ...

Council approves urban chickens limit increase

Council approves urban chickens limit increase

Red Deer city council has approved an increase to the number of available licenses for urban chickens. The bylaw amendment, which changes the ratio from 1 license per 1500 residents to 1 per 1000, was in response to overwhelming demand.


Monday, March 20, 2017

Keeping Urban Chickens - Podcast - MOTHER EARTH NEWS


Keeping Urban Chickens - Podcast - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Join Jennifer Pitino, Victoria Miller and Patricia Foreman as they discuss keeping urban chickens on the MOTHER EARTH NEWS & Friends podcast.

Expand Your Flock with Mail Order Hatching Eggs | Community Chickens

Expand Your Flock with Mail Order Hatching Eggs | Community Chickens

Chickens are some of the most varied animals ever domesticated by humans. The APA recognizes 65 breeds alone and there are many, many more hobby breeds, fancy breeds, and interesting egg layers beyond that. Have you ever found a chicken on an internet search and wished you could have a few of that breed, ...

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