question about the percentage of people in U.S. who own chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickencutie, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. chickencutie

    chickencutie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I'm about half a year into raising my first flock of chickens. In my english class we're doing an essay about anything we want so I chose chickens. I was wondering if anyone knows approx. how many people in the U.S. (who aren't farmers) own chickens and the rate of popularity growth. Thanks so much to anyone who answers! [​IMG]
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Sorry, I dont know the answers to your questions.
     
  3. CoupeDeVille

    CoupeDeVille Out Of The Brooder

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    Hard to put a number on those of us non-farmers who have backyard chickens..I'm sure quite a few ( such as myself ) tend to fly under the radar because of zoning and/or land-use issues..

    Wish I had a better answer for you, and welcome to the group !! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. Good luck in your search. [​IMG]
     

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