Wednesday, June 14, 2017

New DNA Sexed Silkie Chicks Available

Available
  • 2751 - Buff $125
  • 2767 - Buff $125
  • 2772 - Partridge (SOLD)
  • 2771- Buff $125
  • 2758 - Blue Splash $125
  • 2749 - Blue/Black $115
  • 2741 - White $115
Sent in a bunch of chicks for DNA sexing should have results around the 21st of June mostly Partridge.

Canine Influenza Virus Notice

Canine Influenza Virus Notice

This notice is being sent out to provide up-to-date and accurate information about the Canine Influenza Virus to help prevent the spread of the virus to healthy(unexposed) dogs. The information provided is not intended to alarm dog owners and handlers.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

What's Great About Keeping Chickens In Your Backyard


What's Great About Keeping Chickens In Your Backyard

More and more homes in the US are starting to keep chickens again. Have you started seeing backyard hen coops pop up in your own neighbourhood? You may even have already gotten some fresh eggs thanks to a chicken-keeping neighbour! My family members had their suspicions when I said I wanted to raise chickens in our backyard.

St. Louis Families Would Be Permitted 8 Chickens, Rabbits Under New Proposal

St. Louis Families Would Be Permitted 8 Chickens, Rabbits Under New Proposal

click to enlarge A bill introduced at the Board of Aldermen last week would allow St. Louis families to keep up to eight chickens or rabbits on a normal-sized city lot - a sizable increase to what's currently permitted. Under existing city ordinances, St.


Saturday, June 10, 2017

Keeping Goats & Chickens in the Same Yard

Keeping Goats & Chickens in the Same Yard

You have a barn, you have a yard, you have multiple animals, and you need to maximize usage of your space - throw 'em all together and be done with it, right? Well, not necessarily.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Backyard chickens take roost in Athens

Backyard chickens take roost in Athens

Keeping backyard chickens is seemingly taking roost in the Athens area. Athens-Clarke County residents are taking advantage of the the May 2015 zoning ordinance that permits the keeping of backyard chickens. "We've definitely seen more people coming in to buy chicken products," said Anna Grace Bonds at Mary's Tack, Feed and Pet Store.