This is not a new question, but it's one that's taken on new meaning with the skyrocketing price of eggs. Can you have backyard chickens in Missouri cities? The truth is it's a more complicated answer than you might think. It depends on a number of factors.
You know what they say about best laid plans. They often don't work out like you think. That was the case for a farmer in Iowa who was trying to fetch a chicken down from a barn. Ultimately, it was his light that paid the ultimate price.
Here are two things that should always be kept separate. Chickens and cement. Some workers in St. Louis learned this recently as their fancy new cement project and chickens collided which led to chaos.
When you live in the rural areas of Missouri and have livestock, you know dealing with predators is a reality. That became even more real for a Missouri farmer recently who shared video of a bobcat who made off with one of his chickens.
If you fancy yourself a getaway in a miniature barn that has chickens nearby, I have found a Missouri possibility for you. It's a tiny barn near Alton, Missouri that appears to be closely guarded by fluffy chickens.
I have a soft spot in my heart for dogs and chickens and I'm pretty fond of treehouses, too. That's one reason I'm psyched to share an enchanting Missouri treehouse with you that includes all of those things.
If you have a chicken coop, you are likely used to predator invaders. One Midwestern family had one of those, but not the typical kind. It was a large winged bird who was likely hoping for a chicken dinner, but ended up injured until the family came to the rescue.
A bear thought he was gonna have a late night chicken snack. Little did he know that a woman's doorbell cam was in the process of alerting her to the threat so she could unleash an unexpected bloodcurdling scream.