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On the Henside the Beltline Chicken Coop Tour

Posted by on Sat, May 15, 2010 at 11:21 AM

Leah Perrys 5-year-old tells visitors about his chickens.
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  • Leah Perry's 5-year-old tells visitors about his chickens.

I'm seeing a lot of fellow chicken fans on the Henside the Beltline Tour d'Coop this morning. The chicken keepers we've met so far have been fonts of information on how to keep the birds healthy and happy. Here's where we've been so far:
At 411 Calvin I met Leah Perry. She told us about losing a couple of chickens to hawks before deciding to let her brood of Rhode Island Reds and Lace Winedots make friends with the family's two big dogs. It took a little getting-to-know-you time, but the dogs and birds learned to co-exist, and the hawks moved on to other hunting grounds.
At 730 Gaston, we found a little back yard paradise where chickens and children live happily together. If you've wondered whether chickens have to take over a yard, here's a lovely example of how to integrate them. The kids painted some lovely portraits of their pets in honor of the tour, too.

The tour is a fundraiser for Urban Ministries, and it continues until 4 p.m. today. You can still get tickets by bringing a cash or non-perishable food donations to any of five ticket sites. Details here: http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/now-serving/Category?oid=1179157

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