April 2010

Chickens in the City: Urban Homesteading Etiquette

This week Chow.com's "Table Manners" column tackles the thorny issues of "urban homesteading" vis a vis your neighbor's complaints, rights, and expectations.  I'm going to skip the bit about bunny slaughter because A) gross, and B) bunnies aren't my thing.  Instead, let's home in on a point the article makes, in oddly veiled terms:

"[Chickens] sing an egg song when they lay an egg. It can be just a couple clucks or a real 'ca-caw' that is audible over several yards."