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Henrico women forced to get rid of her chickens

Today we published my article about urban backyard chickens. As it so happens, a Henrico woman was just issued a citation for keeping hens in her backyard. A building inspector noticed the hens and reported her. She now has until the weekend to get them off her property. One of the people I spoke with […]

These are the faces of urban chickenry

Today we ran a story about Richmond’s rather restrictive urban chicken law. We had a few photos that got cut, so rather than exile them to the recycle bin, here they are in their feathered glory. Enjoy. Photos by Fionnuala Bradley Related A game of chicken: will Richmond finally allow backyard hens?