CDC: Stop Kissing And Snuggling With Chickens Due To Nationwide Salmonella OutbreakThe new health alert came as the CDC reports over 1,000 people have been infected with salmonella in an outbreak that spans 49 states. New York has been one of the hardest hit states
Activists Cry 'Fowl' Over Duck And Chicken Hatching School ProjectsActivists say what's designed to be a lesson about life is really a case of animal cruelty.
Movement On To Loosen Up Long Island Town's Antiquated Rules On Backyard Chicken OwnershipBackyard chickens are all the rage. They produce healthy fresh eggs. But one Long Island town makes it nearly impossible for residents to own chickens.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
80,000 Chickens Killed In Blaze After Electric Motor Overheats At Connecticut FarmNo people were reported injured in the blaze, which drew about 125 firefighters from 25 departments across the region.
Suffolk County SPCA: Possible Ritualistic Killing After 3 Dead Chickens Found In RiverheadThree chickens were found with their heads cut off and partially plucked inside plastic bags on the railroad tracks near Hubbard Avenue in Riverhead, Chief Roy Gross said.
Crates Of Live Chickens Falls Off Truck On Staten IslandAbout 20 crates of live chickens fell off a truck just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near the corner of Hylan Boulevard and Steuben Street on Staten Island, police said.
Report: Park Slope Neighbors Want Chicken Coop GoneNeighbors in Park Slope, Brooklyn, have launched a petition to evict a chicken coop that recently added eight more birds to its community garden.
New Rochelle Considering To Allow Residents To Keep ChickensThe movement to allow chickens in New Rochelle was started by sisters 15-year-old Emma and 12-year-old Sophia Piester, who asked permission to own three hens for the purpose of egg consumption.
SPCA: Remains Of Decapitated Animals Found Near Deer Park Train StationSPCA officials say 12 black plastic garbage bags filled with the remains of goats, chickens and roosters were found on Long Island Avenue near Executive Drive between Commack Road and the Deer Park train station.
Wayne Man Fights To Keep His Three ChickensA New Jersey resident is fighting to keep his three chickens, even though he doesn't have enough land to legally keep them. In Wayne, the local law says his quarter acre is just too small.
Stories From Main Street: Rooftop Farming In Long Island CityBrooklyn Grange is a 40,000 square foot rooftop farm in Long Island City, whrere they grow things like the white icicle radish.
Groups Protest Use Of Chickens In Hasidic Jewish Ritual Called KaporosThe ritual called Kaporos is a ceremony practiced by some Hasidic communities prior to Yom Kippur in which a rabbi swings a live chicken over his head to transfer the sins of that community to the chicken.
Maplewood, N.J. Residents Screaming Fowl Over Proposed Chicken OrdinanceThere’s a lot of squawking going on in one New Jersey town. There’s a backyard squabble going on over barnyard fowl. Some Maplewood residents are upset over chickens that may come here to roost.
Hopewell Township Limits Cock-A-Doodle-Dooing Between Hens, RoostersRoosters looking to get lucky in one New Jersey town are going to have their feathers ruffled.