7 Myths about Urban Chickens, Myths 4 – 7

by Patricia Foreman [This article is part of a series, to read the entire series, visit: 7 Myths about Urban Chickens.] Myth 4. Chickens Attract Predators, Pests & Rodents. Fact: Predators and rodents are already living in urban areas. Wild bird feeders, pet...

7 Myths About Urban Chickens, Myths 2 and 3

by Patricia Foreman [This is the second in a series of articles.  To see the first article in this series, visit 7 Myths About Urban Chickens.] Myth 2. Chickens are too Noisy. Fact: laying hens — at their loudest — have about the same decibel level as human...

7 Myths About Urban Chickens

by Patricia Foreman The local foods movement is not only gaining ground, it is here to stay; and that includes family flocks of chickens. Chickens are the mascots of local foods because of the many talents and skill sets they innately bring to small scale food...