Recipe for Raising Chickens makes us feel that we are right there with the chickens as they go through their cycles of laying, setting on and hatching eggs and caring for their chicks until they are able to go out on their own.
Originally from Ontario, Melanie and Shawn Jennings met in Powell River on the Sunshine Coast of southwestern British Columbia.
In a well designed outdoor arrangement, poultry are able to forage, explore, have dust baths, stretch their wings and socialize.
Henriette (not her real name) greets me enthusiastically at the door of her large home in an affluent southwest Edmonton neighbourhood. “Come on in, the ‘girls’ are in the garage,” she explains.