Chickens

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning owners of backyard chickens to take precautions against contracting the bird flu. (Black Press file image)

Officials send warnings about backyard chickens and bird flu

Canadian Food Inspection Agency gives advice to prevent deadly disease

 

A backyard chicken inspects food near its backyard coop behind a home in Fernwood. News file photo

BCSPCA’s proposed limits on chickens go too far: urban food advocate

Capping the number of hens at 12 an unnecessary solution, Aaren Topley tells Victoria council

 

Chickens inspect their dinner, as owner Andrew Moyer of Fernwood looks on.                                 Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria chicken coops can cause rat problems, but only for irresponsible owners

Keeping food safely stored away avoids problems, says pest control expert

 

Backyard chickens in urban Victoria environments can create problems if rules not adhered to, reader writes. Angie Mindus/Black Press

Backyard chicken pen brings rats to Victoria neighbourhood

Neighbour resents having to spend money for someone else’s problem

  • Aug 29, 2017
Backyard chickens in urban Victoria environments can create problems if rules not adhered to, reader writes. Angie Mindus/Black Press