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How cool!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Aemelia, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. Aemelia

    Aemelia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look what my city is doing! We can have 2 hens in town without a permit. Our local community corps group is helping people get chickens.

    http://www.communitycrops.org/chicks

    Raise your own Chickens!
    Community CROPS has Rhode Island Red laying hens available for you to raise in your backyard!


    Pick Up on May 9
    The birds will be 8 weeks old, feathered out and ready to live outdoors. (No need to brood them.)

    $26 for 2 pullets plus enough organic feed for another 12 weeks, at which point you'll switch them to layer feed. With the 2 pullets, you'll receive 22# organic grower feed.

    What to bring:

    * A container for the feed. Recommendation: 5-gallon bucket with lid. (For reference, one 5-gallon bucket holds 25-30# feed.)

    * A box for your birds.

    Pick up pullets between 4-6pm at Sunset Community Farm, SW 40th and West F St. - map

    Orders for pullets must be placed by April 15th. Limited quantities available!
     
  2. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so cool. I just called to find out what the regulations are where I live I am thinking that there won't be a problem since we are primarily an agricultural community but better safe than sorry. So cool to see that people are promoting getting chickens into cities as well.
     

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