Setting Up Urban Chicken Coops

Courtesy Creative Coops Plan a coop that won’t interfere with neighborhood aesthetics. Many cities—from Seattle to Madison, Wis., and New York to Albuquerque, N.M.—are welcoming chickens in residential backyards, but as with any enterprise in our complex world, raising chickens is subject to a variety of local zoning and land-use laws and regulations. In keeping […]

The Chicks are Here!

Our chicks arrived on Friday, and now there are 10 red-and-yellow peeps in the living room. (Their brooder makes a good light for when me ‘n’ Uzzi creep in at night to use the computer.)