For those of you coming to the blog after hearing the story, here's a quick orientation to what you'll find here:
- Defanging four arguments against urban chickens will help you educate those who say chickens should remain outlawed because of too much poop or salmonella or avian flu or cost to enforce the laws
- how to clean urban chicken eggs shares the surprising (counter-intuitive) info on how to handle yard-fresh eggs each day
- instructions for the chicken sitter gives you an accurate picture of what it's like to care for urban chickens day-in and day-out
- the one-year recap which summarizes the experience of going from no chickens in the backyard to two eggs a day.
And if you're just looking for a book to read in the backyard as you think about having your own hens producing eggs each day for your table, I've recommended nine books for aspiring urban chicken farmers to help you out.
Finally, don't just take my word for how great it is to raise chickens in the city. Visit the blogs in the blog roll to the right or come visit our fans on our Facebook page to get to know who else loves urban chickens.