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An air of joyful anticipation surrounds chicks and hens from the day they move in to the first omelette. But along with the pride, satisfaction and fun of raising poultry for fresh, local, ethical, sustainable food also comes an unexpected struggle.
There's always someone else in the neighborhood who loves your chickens more than you: hawks, gray foxes, coyotes, raccoons, opossums. And the family dog.
|Kerry Rogers & Skye|
Kerry Rodgers, a computer programmer who lives in Georgetown, TX with her husband, Bryan, and three boxers, answers the question: are backyard chickens and the family dog destined to be BFF?