City chickens and urban eggs

Program: All Things Sustainable

Reporter: Shawn Allee, The Environment Report

Airdate: 11/19/2008

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The Environment Report's Shawn Allee talks with some city dwellers who want to bring the farm to their backyards.

Maybe it's easy to imagine chickens cooing and clucking on American farms, but how about in big-city backyards?  Well, keeping chickens is legal in the nation's three largest cities, but in one of them, chicken-lovers nearly lost that right.

Shawn Allee tells how some urban chicken-keepers were nearly caught off guard, and how they plan to keep their chickens in the coop.

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