12 MAR

Study suggests backyard chickens need more regulation

Historically, keeping backyard chickens was a response to economic hardship – whether it was in the Great Depression or during wartime food rationing. However, an increasing number of chickens today are roaming or are caged on small family farms and in back yards as suburban and urban poultry gains more popularity among consumers, according to an announcement from the University of California-Davis.  Read more

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