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