Urban Chicken Keeping

Peep At The Coops Raises Scratch For Moss Haven Farm

By Candy's Dirt / May 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Staff Reports Come say ‘Hola, chicas!’ to these chicks living their best lives, at a special way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Join us for A Peep at the Coops, a one-day tour of private urban chicken coops in North and East Dallas. This year, it’s “Peepin’ La Vida Loca,” a 10th anniversary celebration, on […]

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Russwood Acres Home Features Luxe Living For Feathered Friends

By Joanna England / April 3, 2018 / 2 Comments

Seriously, how many homes in Russwood Acres can claim to have award-winning chicken coops? We know of only one, and it’s a listing from Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate’s Lori Kircher. This home was completely remodeled and expanded by builder Jim Kienast for a designer. There’s tons of great fixtures and built-ins, a really fun mix […]

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D Mag Jumps on The Chicken Train With June Issue, But Misses Several Classy Coops

By Joanna England / June 12, 2012 / 8 Comments

Perhaps I’m biased because my flock wasn’t featured in the June 2012 D Magazine story by Michelle Saunders, but it feels like East Dallas was a little over-represented. There are plenty more avid chicken keepers in Oak Cliff, specifically in the little nook just north of Ledbetter called Hideaway Valley. That’s where you’ll find Michael Cook, who not only has a flock of heritage hens in his backyard, but keeps — get this — silkworms!

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