Posted on December 8, 2010 at 1:04pm
Backyard chickens are making a comeback as a standard backyard pet, with the added benefits of eating pests (like black widows!!), fertilizing the lawn, eating all the weeds, and providing fresh eggs. I have 5 laying hens- I've raised them since they hatched in April.
In October, my HOA started sending me letters saying that the chickens are a nuisance and a health hazard... they're our family pets!! Much less of a nuisance than barking dogs!! ARGH! Anyway, to keep my chickens, I… Continue