We are a growing network of backyard poultry enthusiasts in & around Chicago
  • Learning from each other and enjoying the flock of folks keeping chickens, ducks, quails...and more, in the city
  • Promoting and preserving policies that allow backyard poultry and livestock
  • Reaching out and teaching best practices, and dispelling myths
For more info, contact Site & Group Moderator: Martha Boyd, Program Director
Angelic Organics Learning Center's Urban Initiative in Chicago
(chicago - AT - learngrowconnect.org)

Join the ChiChickEns Google group discussion forum. See the RSS feed link (below-right) or go to http://groups.google.com/group/chicago-chicken-enthusiasts
Search past discussion threads by keyword/s.
To join ChiChickEns, please provide: 1) your name, 2) where you live (and your ward if in Chicago), 3) if you have urban livestock, and 4) how you heard about Chi-Chick-Ens.
We're also on Facebook AND Twitter #chicooptour #chichickens

Explore Resources & Links: links to info, sites, workshops & local experts. Also our Backyard Chickens Survey.
Find sources of Feed & Supplies.
Get ideas for 
Coops & Runs.
Learn more about 
Eggs, and about End of Life issues for backyard chickens.

Access chicken 
Policies in Chicagoland and other cities, with info for neighbors & local decisionmakers. 

The 6th Annual URBAN LIVESTOCK EXPO is February 3, 2018. FREE!
Angelic Organics Learning Center and the Chicagoland Chicken Enthusiasts launched this event in 2013, now organized by the Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) as its Winter Gathering. The 2018 Expo is at the Southside Occupational Academy, 7342 S Hoyne Ave.
We organize the annual Windy City Coop & Eco-Yard Tour in September. SAVE THE DATE 
for the 2018 Tour on Sat 9/15 and Sun 9/16 ~ showcasing a spectrum of backyard sustainability, from livestock and intensive food production to rain gardens, solar energy systems, and more!

Angelic Organics Learning Center's 
Backyard Chickens workshops:

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