Responsible Ownership2020-06-15T09:40:08-07:00

Responsible Ownership

Being a responsible owner involves more than knowing how to take care of your birds. It also includes following your city’s regulations for poultry and being a good neighbor. This section will include:
  • Debunking common myths about bird ownership
  • Finding your city’s regulations about poultry ownership
  • How to sell your eggs

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Considerations for Selling Eggs

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About Poultry’s Past

Have you heard the one about when the chicken crossed the road… to domestication? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It’s a question many poultry fans have, but many don’t know how chickens got their start. Bird owners might not be aware of the fascinating history of our modern-day chicken, so read below for a scratch on the surface of the long and interesting history of poultry. According to Joseph Barber, author of “The Chicken: A Natural History,” the domesticated chickens we see in our backyards today are descended from dinosaurs! They are closely related to the

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