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04

Aug

8 awesome urban chicken coops

22

Mar

Dyed Easter chicks create controversyHatchery owners say dyeing the birds is harmless and festive, but animal advocates argue that it turns the chicks into novelty items.

Dyed Easter chicks create controversy
Hatchery owners say dyeing the birds is harmless and festive, but animal advocates argue that it turns the chicks into novelty items.

03

Mar

Unexpected state of matter found in chickens’ eyesThe arrangement of cones in the birds’ retinas forms a pattern previously seen only in physical systems like liquid helium and simple plasmas.

Unexpected state of matter found in chickens’ eyes
The arrangement of cones in the birds’ retinas forms a pattern previously seen only in physical systems like liquid helium and simple plasmas.

06

Feb

Will deceased chickens get roadside memorial?PETA wants to erect a 10-foot tombstone along a Georgia highway in memory of the fowl that perished there in an auto accident.

Will deceased chickens get roadside memorial?
PETA wants to erect a 10-foot tombstone along a Georgia highway in memory of the fowl that perished there in an auto accident.

05

Feb

Missouri files suit against California egg lawNew requirements for happier hens infringes on the interstate commerce protections of the U.S. Constitution, says Missouri attorney general.

Missouri files suit against California egg law
New requirements for happier hens infringes on the interstate commerce protections of the U.S. Constitution, says Missouri attorney general.

11

Dec

Keep your chickens warm this winterHere’s how to keep your flock healthy and happy when the weather gets cold.

Keep your chickens warm this winter
Here’s how to keep your flock healthy and happy when the weather gets cold.

27

Nov

unconsumption:


the artistic adventures of french artist benedetto bufalino can be trademarked by visually humorous transformations of consumable cultural objects. for one of his latest projects, he has reconstructed a 1970s french police car into a fully-functioning chicken coop fit for a farm.

(via benedetto bufalino repurposes a police car as a chicken coop)

unconsumption:

the artistic adventures of french artist benedetto bufalino can be trademarked by visually humorous transformations of consumable cultural objects. for one of his latest projects, he has reconstructed a 1970s french police car into a fully-functioning chicken coop fit for a farm.

(via benedetto bufalino repurposes a police car as a chicken coop)

12

Nov

New children’s book tells Cinderella story — with chickensThe book was inspired by best-selling author and illustrator Jan Brett’s flock of 75 ornamental chickens.

New children’s book tells Cinderella story — with chickens
The book was inspired by best-selling author and illustrator Jan Brett’s flock of 75 ornamental chickens.

02

Nov

A high-visibility vest for road-crossing hensIt’s an inevitable fact of life: Sometimes, for unknown reasons, a chicken is going to cross the road. And U.K.-based Omlet wants to keep them safe while doing so with a line of insulated fluorescent jackets.

A high-visibility vest for road-crossing hens
It’s an inevitable fact of life: Sometimes, for unknown reasons, a chicken is going to cross the road. And U.K.-based Omlet wants to keep them safe while doing so with a line of insulated fluorescent jackets.

27

Oct

These 8 urban chicken coops are clucking cool.