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Council, Nenshi, warm to urban chicken project

Calgary may soon allow urban chickens on a trial basis, since the politicians who voted against them have been purged from its city council. Hamilton needs to do the same. 89 more words


Covet - My Imaginary Urban Farm

I’ve got chickens on the brain. Our neighbors, the city of Edmonton, just this week approved a backyard chicken pilot project. If you know me at all, you know that I am a huge supporter of urban farming, including backyard chickens. 253 more words

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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


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

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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

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