Grow Your Own!

– – Chickens, that is…we’re not talking about wacky weed!   It seems that a growing number of  city-dwellers are experiencing the wonders of raising and farming backyard chickens.  Anyone with a space the size of a patio can keep a few hens, each of which will produce up to an egg a day throughout the year, save for the two months when she’s molting (usually in the fall).

Those who raise them say that chickens can be just as much pets as dogs or cats, are cleaner if properly maintained than most people imagine, and can even be sweet-natured; in its natural state, the chicken is a strangely beautiful bird.

I don’t speak from personal experience here, as you know what they say about leaving a fox in charge of the hen house…

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5 Comments on “Grow Your Own!”

  1. carycomic Says:

    And, Southeast Asians would probably be able to finally discern if chickens do taste like cats and dogs.

    *Run for your life! It’s the PC Police!*


  2. carycomic Says:

    See what I meant about those feral Pythons?


  3. carycomic Says:

    Ah! There you are. I thought those fox-eating mutant kudzu vines had gobbled you up.


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