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Comments On - 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Keeping City Chickens


Commitment is the top, number one consideration! It needs daily attention not just by anybody but by someone who cares and know the whys & what fors. I've missed a few opportunities as a youngster (8-to around 16 year old). Have to be home DAILY before sundown to feed the dozen or so chickens [plus the (around) half dozen Peking ducks]. Wasn't able to go on Boy Scout overnight camping trips because weekend mornings is my turn to feed the chicken (and the ducks). And, after that to clean the coop, feed trays, & water bottles. Notwithstanding is my mother's dealings with the vet because of sick chickens & chicken pests like mites & chicken worms. Not to scare anybody but, it's sure is a lot of commitment!
Dante, Hyde Park, MA
Posted: 8/2/2014 12:28:10 PM
I was thinking about getting some chickens but probably will not after reading this article.
Also hear you need a a good cage to keep animal from killing them or stealing the eggs
Madge, San Diego, CA
Posted: 7/18/2014 7:06:22 PM
Thanks for your comments and insight. I'm in the research "should I do or not do" this.
Nathan, Olympia, WA
Posted: 7/18/2014 9:51:52 AM
Very good and interesting info.
Sarah, Marathon, ON
Posted: 7/15/2014 10:19:58 AM
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