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Edmonton councillors push ahead with urban chicken pilot program

Councillor told city administration to get cracking on a new pilot program for urban chickens with a unanimous vote supporting the idea on Monday.

At the community services committee, councillors approved the pilot that administration hopes to use to develop a broader bylaw. 219 more words

Edmonton

Candling Chicken Eggs.

This is the third in a four-post series about hatching eggs from our 5 deceased laying hens who fell victim to a predator, along with nearly all of their temporary flock-mates, during their transitional stay at  469 more words

Community & Friends

6 new chicks, and a ton of joy!

About 2 weeks ago,  I made up my mind.   I was not going to sit around and forget how wonderful it is to have chickens.  So my family and I decided we were going to get little chicks again.  191 more words

Urban Chickens:Death and Disposal

As urban chickens keepers, there is a universal issue that we will all face at one time or another.  A dead chicken.  This raises the question, “What do we do?”   While there are several options, it is generally best to have a plan in place before this event happens.  451 more words

All Creatures

Quite the Week here on Jones St!

Where to begin?

Well on Tuesday I was before the City Board of Health to talk Urban Chickens. Story was run in the local Paper you can see it here! 476 more words

Incubating chicken eggs.

This is the second in a four-post series about hatching eggs from our 5 deceased laying hens who fell victim to a predator, along with nearly all of their temporary flock-mates, during their transitional stay at… 188 more words

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Brahma Chickens: Gentle Giants

When it comes to backyard chickens, there are generally several breeds that readily come to mind for egg production: Leghorns, Orpingtons, Rhode Island Reds, Plymouth Rocks, and Australorps.  510 more words

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