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No clucking way! Urban chicken issue rears its head in Tecumseh

The Town of Tecumseh has banned its residents from keeping chickens on their property — and at least one councillor is crying fowl.

“We don’t have to just follow what the other municipalities in Essex County are doing,” complained… 426 more words

Local News

Growth and Rooster Denial

Over the last few weeks, the chicks have continued to grow and their personalities have begun to wake up and show their faces. It’s safe to say that the whole family is in love with them. 1,331 more words

Adventures in keeping urban chickens

I have been keeping hens for six and a half years now. I started with three adult hens of about one and a half years of age in the spring of 2010. 975 more words

10 Things That Happen When You Become a Hen Mum (or Dad)

  1. Suddenly, watching chickens is better than watching TV. Seriously, you never imagined they could be this amusing! How can a seemingly dumb bird have so much personality?
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Simple Living

She Said: Too Chicken To Try

She Said appears Saturday in the Times & Transcript and Monday on Pickle Planet Moncton.

I don’t live in Riverview, but if I did, I wouldn’t mind my neighbours having chickens. 589 more words

She Said


My wife Maria has always known she was an animal person, but my own realization has come rather late in life. Oh, I’ve liked other people’s animals and enjoyed having a cat – albeit briefly – but I never thought of myself as an  580 more words

Meat Rabbits

Missing chicken

Well one of our chickies has figured out she can fly- out of the hen house! I came home today to look for any newly laid eggs and came home to one missing chicken. 74 more words