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City of North Vancouver Hatches Plan to Allow Chickens
Benjamin Alldritt / North Shore News
“Chickens are gardeners,” she said. “They will naturally deal with pests and weeds. They will eat just about anything you would put in your compost as well as aerate the soil. At the other end of things, chicken manure is high in nitrogen and is a highly regarded fertilizer sought after by gardeners. Because they are composters they will reduce municipal waste. Chickens are food producers – studies show that a happy chicken results in not only a better-tasting egg but actually a more nutritionally rich egg at an affordable price.”
Shyry said chickens provide valuable insight for children and adults into where their food comes from as well as being enjoyable pets.
“What other pet delivers a return on your investment?” she asked.continue…