chickens http://iowapublicradio.org en Raising Your Own Chickens http://iowapublicradio.org/post/raising-your-own-chickens <p>Iowa’s hen population is getting a little more urban. There are now back yard chickens in Des Moines, Ames, Mt. Vernon, Iowa City and a number of other Iowa towns.&nbsp; Today on Talk of Iowa, we talk about the increasing popularity of back yard poultry. Host Charity Nebbe talks chicks and breeds with the owner of McMurray Hatchery, and gets some advice from <em>Backyard Poultry</em> magazine's "answer man".</p><p></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:59:25 +0000 Charity Nebbe 18273 at http://iowapublicradio.org Raising Your Own Chickens