START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: chickens

A Quick Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens

Photo: Kippen House coops are handmade and feature living roof gardens. They're available in the Seattle area. Have you ever considered raising backyard chickens? Whether you live in a rural area, …

85 comments

Raising Hens at Home

By Jordan Laio, Networx You don't need to be a farmer to have chickens. Keeping chickens for eggs in an urban setting is fun and educational for kids (and adults), provides companionship and acces…

99 comments

A Cool Tool for Choosing Backyard Chicken Breeds

As more people seek fresh, more healthful food and a sense of self-sufficiency, interest in keeping backyard chickens is growing. Chickens are the perfect "gateway" livestock, often showing would-b…

73 comments

The Magic of Chickens

If Harvey Ussery were stranded on a desert island and could bring only one thing, he would bring a flock of chickens. "They would feed themselves by foraging over the island, keep me supplied with eg…

70 comments

Happy Hens: A Light-Filled Chicken Chapel

Studio North in Norwich, Vermont, offers students from around the country an opportunity to engage with the rural landscape and to imagine, develop and construct inventive design solutions. This year …

50 comments

Historic Agreement for More Humane Egg Production

By Jennifer Mishler, ecorazzi Animal lovers, rejoice! An agreement has been made between United Egg Producers (UEP) and several organizations to improve the treatment of egg-laying hens in the f…

89 comments

Chickens Have Empathy?

Researchers at the University of Bristol have found that domestic hens clearly display that they are aware of distress in their chicks, and respond in a way that shows they are in sync with the chicks…

143 comments

Build a Backyard Chicken Coop

by Lucy Stone, Networx Building a backyard chicken coop is one of the best investments you'll ever make. Not only will it allow you to produce fresh, self-sustaining organic eggs everyday, but t…

84 comments

Egg-Tastic: California Sets the Standard

In 2003 a San Diego County, California, egg producer was investigated by the county's Animal Services Department because a neighbor saw his workers emptying bucketfuls of squirming hens (hens who had …

121 comments

Love Your Pet! (slideshow)

Love Your Pet Day is one of those holidays that seems a little superfluous, because really, who doesn't love, cherish, adore and worship their pet?! Yet, February 20th is the official Love Your Pet …

176 comments

meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

good article, and I like the concept

The vital information in this blogs has allured me. Guillermo Smith Guillermo Smith
on 30 Uses for Coconut Oil
8 minutes ago

Fortunately I don't have this problem.

I've never understood how people wolf down breakfast before they run out the door. Personally, I try…

I learned to think for myself when I was a very young boy, thanks very much!