Chicagoans are renting chickens for a summer

June 25, 2016 - garden totes

Kelin Petersen knew she wanted a chicken.

The Logan Park mom of 3 had confided in her best friend, also an suitor of a feathery barnyard bird. She’d tracked down a good book on duck caring and review it to her kids, who had responded enthusiastically. But it wasn’t until a infrequent review with a farm-savvy crony during church that Petersen finally saw a transparent trail to her goal.

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“You can lease chickens, we know,” her crony said. “We don’t have adequate land to do it, though we could totally do it.”