May 10, 2009
Backyard chickens a trend?
Some city dwellers in Arizona have formed a back-to-the-land movement of sorts, providing their own eggs from their own chickens.
Phoenix allows residents to keep chickens as long as they have permission, in writing, from everyone who lives within 80 feet of the coop, The Arizona Republic reported Saturday. Noisy roosters are more tightly controlled, but they are not necessary for egg production.
Raising Chickens in Your Backyardthrough the Phoenix Permaculture Guild.
I thought I would teach a class or two, maybe 20 students in each class, Bess said.
For the last year and a half, we've been teaching one of two classes a month, and it's at least 30 people per class.