How To Get Approved For Chickens In Your Backyard

If you have never had truly farm fresh eggs from chickens that are allowed to run around and eat like a chicken should then you are really missing out.  If you break open a farm fresh egg next to a typical store bought egg you would notice a couple of things.

First the yolk will usually be darker and rich looking, the yolk will stand tall and be a bit thicker, and yes they have a better flavor.

What if you could have chickens in your backyard?

Around the country, chickens are gaining popularity as productive pets, and many cities (like Detroit, Iowa City, and Calgary) don’t allow them. More commonly, they allow chickens only on large properties, making the birds effectively illegal for most residents. Here’s what you can do if yours doesn’t give a flying cluck about poultry.

More here:  http://www.grist.org/article/food-2011-01-05-how-to-get-your-city-to-allow-backyard-chickens

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