05 Oct '11, 2pm

Can you raise chickens in a one-bedroom apartment?

Can you raise chickens in a one-bedroom apartment?

Well, it's not a good idea, but you can, according to the New York Daily News . They've got a story about Robert McMinn and Jules Corkery, who are raising three hens in their one bedroom in Queens. The Serama hens, a small domesticated breed that typically weighs about a pound, nest in a converted ferret cage in the living room, McMinn said. They have the run of the apartment -- except for the bedroom -- and lay about two eggs each a week. They also have a litter box of sand so they can give themselves cleansing dust baths. But "they poop everywhere," said McMinn, who uses the droppings to fertilize the soil in nearby community gardens. The two give talks about urban chicken-raising at their local library, and McMinn also hosts a radio program called the Bucky Buckaw Backyard Chicken Broadcast . But they're quick to make it clear that they don't recommend raising the birds...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-10-04-can-you-raise-chicke...

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