Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
CDC Issues Salmonella Threat Warning For Backyard Chicken FlocksFederal health officials Friday issued a warning about the threat of contracting Salmonella from backyard chicken flocks, a lifestyle trend that has been growing among the San Francisco Bay Area tech crowd.
Chickens Stand Watch In Battle Against West NileSolano County's watch tower in the battle against the West Nile Virus is actually a chicken coop.
Mill Valley 'Chicken Whisperer' Cashing In On Latest Silicon Valley TrendAt Leslie Citroen's Mill Valley home, it's easy to see who rules the roost.
Daly City Man Ordered To Remove Poultry From Apartment After Neighbor Complains Of Fowl SmellPolice told a man last week to remove more than 25 chickens from his Daly City apartment after a neighbor called to say the chickens were diminishing his quality of life.
Antioch Neighbors Cry Fowl Over Noisy Flock Of ChickensA neighborhood in Antioch is on edge because of a noisy pack of wild roosters that is keeping residents up with loud crowing at all hours.
Neighbor Cries Foul After NorCal Man Kills Bear That Allegedly Ate His ChickensAn Auburn man said he killed the 300-pound bear in his neighbor's yard because it had eaten his chickens and he thought it was coming back for more.
Foster Farms Suspends 5 Workers Following Release Of Undercover Animal Cruelty VideoPoultry producer Foster Farms suspended five employees Wednesday after an animal-rights group released undercover video showing live birds being slammed upside-down into shackles, punched and plucked.
KFC Sues Over Rumors Company Uses Eight-Legged Chickens With Six WingsRumors on Chinese social media that KFC uses genetically-modified chickens with six wings and eight legs have prompted a lawsuit by the fast-food company.
5.3 Million Chickens To Be Destroyed In Iowa Following Bird Flu Virus OutbreakThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says the bird flu virus has been found at a farm holding nearly 10 percent of Iowa's egg-laying chickens.
High-Priced Eggs Lead To Bay Area Chicks ShortageThe recent rise in egg prices has led to a shortage of chicks, as more people are raising chickens at their homes.
9-Year-Old Marin County Girl Loses Vote To Have Pet Chickens In BackyardA 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.