Chicken Raising Tales is a wonderful little book with stories and photos by different families about how raising chickens has touched their lives. Bainbridge Island’s Tour de Coop began in 2008–local chicken farmers and families agreed to open their doors to the community for an annual tour and fundraiser.
These families build coops that reflect their artistic and eclectic sides, with names such as: Slightly Askew Chicken House, Sin Gallo Coop, Murden Cove School for Chickens, and Coopacabana. A variety of materials are featured, including a recycled stage set and a wheeled chicken tractor for moving around the yard.
In these fun vignettes, we learn not only about raising chickens but how chickens have enriched the lives of their humans. Read more