Posts Tagged ‘home to roost’

Spring Chickens!

Spring is here, and it’s time for chicks!

Feel free to contact Home to Roost for any of our personalized services:

  • Phone consultation – great for basic questions
  • Assessment consultation – a visit to your home to answer your questions and provide personalized information on how chickens will fit into your life
  • Healthy hens visit – a visit to your home to check the health of your birds and your coop set-up
  • New babies consultation – a visit to your home to help you set up and install your new chicks
  • Emergency housecall – a visit to help out and give advice in case of illness or accident (*note: Home to Roost does practice veterinary medicine and will refer you to an avian vet as needed)

See the Resources tab for more information and pricing.

Let us know if there is anything else we can help with! We’ll be happy to consider it.

Monday, 21 Jan, 2013: Home to Roost Featured on Made in Chicago

Tune in to WBBM News radio, 780 AM/105.9 FM on Monday, January 21 (MLK Day) for a brief spot on Home to Roost. Mike Krauser’s piece will air at various times throughout the day.


Something to Crow About: Home to Roost 2012 Spring Events

Here is the current Home to Roost schedule! I’ll post more details as they become available.

Home to Roost as keynote speaker at Openfields Conference in Rockford


Home to Roost leads Backyard Chicken Basics class


Chicken-keeping class at Green Home Experts, Oak Park


Home to Roost at Green Metropolis with Backyard Chicken Run supply delivery service

Home to Roost at Oak Park’s Earthfest


Home to Roost teaches chicken-keeping class at Chicago Botanic Garden

If you’re interested in having a chicken consultant speak at your event, give us a call!

Home to Roost in the Chicago Tribune!

On Tues., Feb. 14, I had a scheduled visit with Oak Parker Paul Wicklow. A Chicago Tribune reporter and cameraman followed me on the visit, and this story ran in the Feb. 19 Sunday paper. Check out the online coverage and video!

Live Clip from New Hampshire Public Radio

Well, here it is!!

Oct. 5, 2011: Home to Roost on New Hampshire Public Radio

Home to Roost will be interviewed LIVE on New Hampshire Public Radio on Weds., October 5, from 12:15-12:30 Eastern Standard time. Listen on the web! Go to and select LISTEN/ Listen Live.

The Buzz from the Atlantic Cities Article

A few more articles spawned by Atlantic Cities’ coverage:

The Chicken Whisperer in Canadian news service CBC Alt News column, covered by George Stroumboulopoulus. Spectacular last name, by the way!

Urban chicken consultant will help you realize your homesteading dreams in Grist, covered by Christopher Mims.


Columbia College Student Covers Home to Roost in a Documentary Film

Check out the humorous, witty, and cinematographically pleasing results of hours of being followed by a camera and hooked up to a microphone! Mary Horan, a Columbia College student followed me for a few months to get a variety of footage, most of it involving urban poultry!

As it turns out, my wacky sense of humor comes out, as does my passion for chickens!

Judge for yourself! You’ll find the video at the bottom of the page on this link! Spend some time looking at the other films on the page, too!

Chicks in the City

By Mary Horan

Home to Roost on Keeping Chickens – on YouTube

Learn more about why people in cities across the U.S. are raising chickens! Check out my YouTube post!

This video was created by Mary Horan, a film student at Chicago’s Columbia College! A huge thanks to you, Mary!

It was a lot of fun to be part of this video-making process! Mary approached me a few months ago and asked if she could follow me for a film class. I said sure!

June 15, 2011: Stay tuned for details on Home to Roost at Whole Foods, River Forest

I’ve been invited to speak at Whole Food Market in River Foods on June 15. The topic will be chickens; specifics to be determined. Keep an eye on the blog for more info.

I’m very excited about this partnership, which came out of my Cheney Mansion event earlier this month.