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.
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.
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.
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.
Keep your chickens warm this winter
Here’s how to keep your flock healthy and happy when the weather gets cold.
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.
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.
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.
These 8 urban chicken coops are clucking cool.