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Fowl to fork: Rent chickens, get freshest eggs in Sacramento

Fowl to fork: Rent chickens, get freshest eggs in Sacramento


AND THEN TRIED TO LEAVE ON FOOT BEFORE HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY. POLICE BELIEVE THE MAN WAS ON LSD. EDIE: NEW TONIGHT, YOU HAVE HEARD OF RENTING A CAR OR HOME. BUT CHICKENS? IT’S A NEW PROGRAM THAT’S AVAILABLE NOW IN SACRAMENTO. KCRA-3’S KATHY PARK SHOWS US HOW IT WORKS THE RED ONE HERE, SHE’S A RHODE ISLAND RED, AND HER NAME IS JOAN, AND THAT’S BETTY THE CUTE LITTLE BLONDE, AND THAT’S PEGGY THE BARRED ROCK, THE STRIPED BLACK AND WHITE ONE. KATHY: IF THE NAMES SOUND FAMILIAR, IT’S PROBABLY BECAUSE THEY’RE MAD MEN CHARACTERS, NOW THE STARS IN THIS OAK PARK, BACKYARD. YOU CAN HOLD THEM THEY’RE REALLY CALM AND SWEET. KATHY: ANTHY ALEXIADES FLOCKED TO THESE CHICKENS, KNOWING EVERY MORNING SHE WOULD FIND FRESH EGGS WAITING FOR HER. BRIGHT ORANGE YOLKS THEY’RE SO MUCH MORE DELICIOUS THAN ANYTHING YOU CAN GET AT THE STORE. KATHY: AND SHE SAYS, GETTING TO THIS POINT DIDN’T TAKE MUCH TIME OR EFFORT. IN AN HOUR THEY TAUGHT ME EVERYTHING I NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT TAKING CARE OF CHICKENS. SO SOMEBODY WHO HAS ANY RESERVATIONS ABOUT GETTING BACKYARD CHICKENS CAN TRY IT OUT FOR A 3 MONTH PERIOD AND FIND OUT IF THEY LIKE IT. KATHY: IT’S CALLED RENT-A-CHICKEN, A CONCEPT THAT STARTED ON THE EAST COAST THAT YOU CAN NOW ENJOY IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD. CLIENTS WILL GET 2 OR 3 OF THESE HENS, AND BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, EVEN THE NEXT DAY, CLIENTS CAN SEE EGGS IN THEIR COOP. $225 AND A $95 DEPOSIT WILL BUY YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED FROM THE BIRDS TO THE EQUIPMENT. AND THEN AT THE END OF THE 3 MONTH PERIOD IF YOU’VE TOTALLY FALLEN IN LOVE WITH YOUR CHICKENS YOU CAN ADOPT THEM AND BUY THE COOP. AND IF IT DOESN’T WORK OUT, NO HARM, NO FOUL. THE 95 DOLLAR DEPOSIT IS RETURNED. THE RENTAL SITUATION TOOK AWAY ANY STRESS THAT I HAD ABOUT WHETHER MY DOG WOULD GET ALONG WITH THEM OR MY NEIGHBORS WOULD COMPLAIN. KATHY: SO FAR, SO GOOD. IN OAK PARK, KATHY PARK. EDIE: THE CHICKENS COME FROM FLYWAY FARM IN DAVIS, AND THERE

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  1. I lost my chicken. She is kind of big a little fat and brown with black stripes I got a rooster and a chicken to surprise my chicken but she never showed up. Can you tell me if you have a chicken with brown and black stripes please. Please make a video of the brown and black stripes chickens and I'll see if one if them was mine. I live in riverbank California and lost my chicken 4 or 3 weeks ago and I'm still hoping to find her. She lays light blue eggs and it is easy to catch. When you walk to go grab her she let you.

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