Archives: 2013

October 6, 2013
  • There has been negative national and local coverage of "hipster" chicken-keepers in the news lately.  P4 endorses ethical chicken-keeping only.  Please see our response on the FAQ page.  (Last question on page.)

September 24, 2013

August 30, 2013

June 1, 2013
  • The Third Annual Chicks in the Hood Coop Tour is coming up.  Don't miss it on June 9th!! 
  • Pittsburgh Pro-Poultry People were at Chatham's "Food in our Neighborhoods" event on May 4.
  • Another P4 member showed off her birds at Mount Lebanon's Earth Day event.
  • Our neighbors in Forest Hills, Murrysville, and Fairview Township fight for their right to keep chickens.  Let's keep our fingers crossed for some sensible guidelines...
  • Several lost chickens found in various neighborhoods, and some unwanted chicks dropped off at the Animal Rescue League.  Let's be responsible chickenkeepers!
  • Lots more people getting interested in raising hens.  Go Pittsburgh!
  • New mayoral election coming up this year.  Will we get someone who wants to move Pittsburgh forward with sustainable urban agriculture??

March 14, 2013
  • P4 will be at Pittsburgh's Farm to Table Expo on March 22-23
  • Local chicken keepers are still being hassled by various city departments.  With an ultimatum of having to give up her birds, one resident will be leaving the city.  Pittsburgh should be ashamed that its progressive population is moving elsewhere.
  • Planning for the 2013 Chicken Coop Tour will soon be underway!

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