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To: SaraJohnson

When buying chicks, be sure to get as many females as you can. I hear there is a way to tell from the feet.

—City Girl


10 posted on 06/01/2012 12:04:05 PM PDT by firebrand
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Retirement homes for chickens in Portland...city dwellers can keep 3 chickens. Chickens stop laying eggs after a couple of years - the urban chicken farmers can’t bear to kill their old chickens, so the chickens are put out to pasture at a couple of farms.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/26/us/new-homes-beckon-for-city-chickens-in-retirement.html


12 posted on 06/01/2012 12:25:15 PM PDT by Kipp
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