Radio Made in Michigan
12:39 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Backyard chicken movement grows

Dru Montri, Director of the Michigan Farmers Market Association, says one of the rewards of starting your own coop is the distinct freshness of the eggs.
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Across Michigan, chicken coops are popping up in the backyards of city dwellers. Raising chickens is becoming more common, even if your "farm" is a tiny backyard. WKAR’S Peter Whorf speaks with Dru Montri, Director of the Michigan Farmers Market Association and owner of Ten Hens Farms, about the benefits of starting a personal chicken coop.

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