Interesting article for you urban chicken owners

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by utahmethodist, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. utahmethodist

    utahmethodist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This article is in this morning's Salt Lake Tribune.

    http://www.sltrib.com/ci_9733710

    It's about how popular it's becoming in Salt Lake to have a few laying hens in the back yard. A local non-profit called Wasatch Community Gardens had a lecture on urban chicken-raising on Wednesday and yesterday they had a "Tour de Coop" so that people could visit back-yard poultry set-ups and get ideas for their own.
     
  2. Aneesa's Muse

    Aneesa's Muse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for sharing that article ..interesting how many of us are seeing the benefit of having our own chickens.. eggs.. etc.

    Now I must ask, what kind of "rat" do you have with your two chickens? (from your signature [​IMG] ) Just wondering if it is the same as the ones I have here [​IMG]
     
  3. utahmethodist

    utahmethodist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The rat I mention in my signature is a very obese, very spoiled, very sweet domesticated rat who lives in a cage in my house. I try not to associate with the ones out in my yard. [​IMG]
     
  4. Aneesa's Muse

    Aneesa's Muse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad to know I'm not the only one with very spoiled fatty chunkas that live in my house ...and no, not the pesty kind outside! I have a few more than ONE, though [​IMG]
     
  5. Eagleman

    Eagleman Out Of The Brooder

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