Archive for April 8th, 2012

Lead in Backyard Eggs


Yes, there is a small risk of lead in backyard eggs, especially in buildings constructed before 1978. For more information, see this article.

If you live in Chicagoland and are concerned about lead levels in your soil, contact Susan Kauffman, who tipped me off regarding the lead in eggs issue. She runs a soil analysis service and offers a soil sampling service.

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Billings Blog Counts Its Chickens


We’ve all been wondering how many places are raising chickens. Well, the Billings Backyard Hen Initiative has tabulated them! Check out this amazing post!

(And, yes, it looks just like my blog, but, no, it’s not my blog. You still need to come here for the original Home to Roost Urban Chicken Consulting!)