chickens http://tspr.org en Better Chickens, Improved Food Security in Africa http://tspr.org/post/better-chickens-improved-food-security-africa <p>One extra egg a day. What would that mean to your family? Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:02:33 +0000 Amy Mayer 49036 at http://tspr.org Better Chickens, Improved Food Security in Africa In The Tri States http://tspr.org/post/tri-states-54 <p></p><p></p><p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from November 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 20:47:57 +0000 Rich Egger 25193 at http://tspr.org In The Tri States Chickens Won’t Come Home to Roost in Macomb http://tspr.org/post/chickens-won-t-come-home-roost-macomb <p></p><p>A proposal that would have allowed people to raise chickens in Macomb laid an egg. A clear majority of the city council opposed the idea during the November 26 Committee of the Whole meeting.</p><p>“If we open this door, then the next thing you know it’s pot-bellied pigs or llamas. Now’s the time to stop that, right now,” said Third Ward Alderman Lou Gilbert.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 04:34:56 +0000 Rich Egger 24936 at http://tspr.org Chickens Won’t Come Home to Roost in Macomb Should Chickens Come Home to Roost in Macomb? http://tspr.org/post/should-chickens-come-home-roost-macomb <p>The Macomb Planning Commission is reviewing whether those living in residential areas should be allowed to raise chickens.<br><br>“I think it's a progressive move to maybe think about allowing this. (Let's) see what people want,” said Commissioner Chris McDaniel.<br><br>Residents are allowed to keep chickens in some of the nation's largest cities, including Seattle, San Francisco, and St Louis. But Community Development Coordinator Ed Basch pointed out those are urban areas with no agricultural land nearby.<br> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:26:42 +0000 Rich Egger 21561 at http://tspr.org Should Chickens Come Home to Roost in Macomb?