Workshop on Backyard Chickens at the Arnold Arboretum

  • March 4, 2010 · 6:30 PM

Thursday, Mar 4th, 2010
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sub-Urban Chicks: Raising Fowl or Raising Cain? (HOR 296)
Phyllis Craine, Local Chicken Owner and Paralegal
Fee $20 member, $25 nonmember

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As the movement to eat locally grown food gains momentum, there has been an increase in the number of people who are gardening. Parallel to this is a growing interest in raising chickens. Some cities and towns don't allow backyard birds. Some do under conditional circumstances, while towns such as Arlington have put chicken-keeping up for vote. If you've ever considered raising a few laying hens of your own, this class is for you. We've invited suburban chickenista Phyllis Craine to provide basic information needed to start a small flock, the advantages of various breeds, insight into local chicken-keeping regulations, and the symbiotic relationships between garden and fowl when your birds come home to roost.

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