12 May '11, 6pm

Too chicken: Why and how to raise chickens in the city

Too chicken: Why and how to raise chickens in the city

No matter how broke you are, chickens can help you keep some dignity about you. Photo: Stu Mayhew When last we fetched up, babydolls, Broke-Ass was waxing pedantic about the primacy of stocking the pantry as nutritiously and cheaply as possible . One alert soul commented: "Where are the eggs? Nature's most perfect food with as many ways to fix them as your imagination can accommodate." A flawless observation, "jjfahl "! As it happens, Broke-Ass has so many damn eggs that, at times, she feels that she might prefer to shove bamboo shoots underneath her fingernails than to sup upon another oeuf . This is because Broke-Ass also happens to be married to Big Daddy, the man behind The Red Hook Chicken Guy : a full-service coop-building, hen-providing, and feed-purveying micro business, operated right here at the Rancho del Broke-Ass in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Now, as you lovelies kno...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/urban-agriculture/2011-05-12-too-chi...

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