March 2012 Archives

Chicken Keeping 101 - Spring 2012 Classes

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Bob Davis' Chicken Keeping 101 classes will be held June 2, June 3 and June 4 in Raleigh. Continue reading »

Small Flock Poultry Conference to be held in Raleigh

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The 12th annual Small Flock conference will be held here in Raleigh, NC this weekend. Discussions about avian health, predators, incubation and more are taking place throughout the event. Chickens and guinea fowl will be covered. To see a full conference schedule visit the Guinea Fowl International website here. Image from Guinea Fowl International website.... Continue reading »

Call for artists...Chicken Artists, that is!

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The Cameron Village Library in Raleigh is holding Made From Scratch: The Chicken In Art, their first chicken-themed art show (that we know of!) Artists in all mediums are encouraged to submit their chicken-inspired work to the show. Professional and amateur poultry-inspired artists are welcome to apply. The library will display the selected works during the month of May. Works will be accepted for consideration... Continue reading »

The Great NC Coop Stake-Out

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Do you ever wonder what predators may be lurking around your coop after dark? The NC Museum of Natural Sciences and NCSU's Wildlife Program want to help you find out. As part of the Great Chicken Coop Stake Out they will be placing camera traps at volunteer coops around the Raleigh area to capture images of the predators. You can help the museum and NCSU... Continue reading »