Funny and read BEFORE you get chickens!

We've been talking about getting chickens, but it would cost several hundred dollars to build a cage to keep out the coyotes and bobcats.
Jose is vegan, I can eat only so many eggs and I'd never eat my pets.
And then there is that lack of bugs — chickens can't live off aphids, there are only so many scorpions and centipedes and there sure isn't much grass growing in the desert.   We'd have to feed them.
Grow maggots for the chickens?

So, You Want to Be an Urban Chicken Farmer? Read This First.

By Jim Schutze, Fri., Jul. 23 2010 @ 1:21PM

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It's weird. Today I have no appetite at all, and I am seriously considering never eating again, but I have been thinking about nothing but food all day and how we don't think enough about where our food comes from. I mean really comes from. Yesterday when I went home I had a big problem with my wife's maggotometer. Continue reading “Funny and read BEFORE you get chickens!”