Nice article in todays Chicago Sun Times . The chickens owner, Anna Osterbur Petersen, said the flock has sparked a lot of conversation with her neighbors, particularly the young ones. Can I pet the chickens? Can I feed the chickens? she said. Weve met many of our neighbors this way. People have endless questions and misconceptions about chickens and chicken raising. We kind of see ourselves as these chicken ambassadors talking to people about what the deal actually is.