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Chickens come home to roost for new baby chick owners
Hatcheries across the country saw a surge in orders when the lockdown began. The chickens came first, then the eggs.
Backyard chickens have been hip for a while, but building them a $20,000 coop takes the trend to a whole new level
Backyard chicken keeping has taken off in the Bay Area as residents seek ways to disconnect from technology. Most people spend $1,000 or less on their birds and coops, but a wealthier subset of chicken owners have really gotten into it, in some cases sinking $20,000 or more into fancy heritage chickens and ornate homes […]
An animal welfare rule aimed at organic egg production is on the chopping block
The Trump administration has proposed doing away with a rule that mandated that organic egg laying chickens spend time outdoors.
Homesteading in the digital age
Is there a future in growing our food and trading it for the things we want?
Why the pass through tax is important for businesses
The owner of a chicken farm explains.
A plan to make egg production more humane
Hundreds of millions of male chicks are destroyed each year.
Experts still puzzling over bird flu
Experts are still stymied by a bird flu crisis that cost farmers millions of birds.
12 crazy facts about chickens, and then some
At any one time, 20 billion chickens are alive and squawking on our planet.
Could California's humane chicken law hatch a national trend? (Map)
A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.