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Chickens

Raine Matthes

9-Year-Old Marin County Girl Loses Vote To Have Pet Chickens In Backyard

A 9-year-old Kentfield girl who has pet chickens in her backyard has lost a referendum involving Kent Woodlands Property Owners Association members to change neighborhood rules to keep the birds.

04/25/2014

Raine Matthes and Chicken

9 Yr. Old Marin County Girl’s Pet Chickens Running A-Fowl Of Kentfield Neighbors

A Marin County family is being sued by their homeowners’ association over the chickens living in their backyard. Meanwhile the 9-year-old girl who owns them is not giving them up without a fight as the dispute goes to a vote.

04/19/2014

A chicken at a farm. (Photo credit should read Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images)

NorCal Chickens Airlifted To East Coast Sanctuary For Retirement

Their egg-laying days behind them, some 1,200 Northern California chickens are heading for a cozy retirement on the East Coast, where they will live outside of cages and have plenty of room to spread their wings.

09/04/2013

(Photo Illustration by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

San Francisco Firm Cooks Up Sustainable, Affordable Egg Alternative

A San Francisco food producer wants to make you an omelet without breaking any eggs – and they may be able to do it with one key ingredient they make in a lab – no chicken required.

03/14/2013

A CBS 5 crew captured footage of hens starving at this ranch near Turlock in Stanislaus County on February 22, 2012. Officials said an estimated 50,000 birds were found starving to death. (CBS)

Two Groups To Save Starving Hens Found At Central Valley Ranch

After 50,000 hens were found starving to death at a Central Valley ranch, two rescue groups said they will save some of the birds.

02/23/2012

A CBS 5 crew captured footage of hens starving at this ranch near Turlock in Stanislaus County on February 22, 2012. Officials said an estimated 50,000 birds were found starving to death. (CBS)

More Than 50,000 Hens Found Starving On Central Valley Ranch

An estimated 50,000 hens are dead or will be euthanized after authorities found them starving on a chicken ranch in Central California on Wednesday.

02/22/2012

One of 2 tortoises forced to flee a Castro Valley garage fire. (CBS)

Overnight Castro Valley Garage Fire Sends Tortoises Scurrying

A barn-like garage at a Castro Valley home that housed two tortoises and some chickens was damaged in an early morning fire that injured one firefighter, Alameda County fire officials said.

02/21/2012

Chicken coop in Alameda where nearly a dozen birds were found dead on June 11, 2011. (CBS)

Boys Arrested In Chicken Slaughter At Alameda Garden

A 12-year-old Oakland boy and a 9-year-old Hayward boy area accused of using a shovel to bludgeon to death eleven chickens inside a chicken coop operated by an Alameda community garden.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

(AP)

Teens Arrested In Concord School Chicken Killings

Three teenage boys were arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of strangling two chickens at a Concord elementary school last week, a police lieutenant said.

12/01/2010

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