Goal: a Hen in Every Yard
http://blog.mcmurrayhatchery.com/2011/02/22/7-reasons-to-raise-chickens/. From the venerable McMurray Hatchery.
Many are rearing poultry to join the slow-food movement; others do it because they can all but guarantee food safety in the wake of the 2010 salmonella outbreak. But beyond … Continue reading
“I’d like to … ensure that most every resident in Ferndale who is interested in owning a backyard flock could legally do so,” Mikulski wrote via email. “I’d also like … Continue reading
Backyard Chickens: They dig for worms and mite prevention.
http://ferndale.patch.com/articles/resident-starts-ferndale-chicken-petition On Thursday, Mikulski started a petition drive to gather supporters for those who also want to be able to legally raise chickens in their backyards. Mikulski said after an … Continue reading
http://ferndale115.com/nuevo/2011/05/12/the-chicken-petition/ Laura Mikulski’s crusade continues. On April 19 we brought you news of a young Ferndalian hoping to raise chickens in her backyard. http://ferndale115.com/nuevo/2011/04/20/chicken-coops-in-ferndale/ . She and supporters researched how … Continue reading
Backyard Chickens: Make our eating life easier. “There is nothing easier than grabbing a warm egg from the laying box, cracking it open, and taking two minutes to cook it. … Continue reading
Backyard Chickens: Practicalities. Here are some practical elements of backyard chicken care for those of you wavering towards thinking it might be a good idea, from Real Time Farms.
Backyard Chickens: Why we have chickens. Great write up from Real Time Farms on the response from an Ann Arbor resident when asked why she has chickens.
Finally put together a petition to collect signatures in support of backyard hens. Sign today! http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/support-backyard-chickens-in-ferndale/