The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning owners of backyard chickens to take precautions against contracting the bird flu. (Black Press file image)

Officials send warnings about backyard chickens and bird flu

Canadian Food Inspection Agency gives advice to prevent deadly disease


Chickens inspect their dinner, as owner Andrew Moyer of Fernwood looks on.                                 Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria chicken coops can cause rat problems, but only for irresponsible owners

Keeping food safely stored away avoids problems, says pest control expert


Backyard chickens in urban Victoria environments can create problems if rules not adhered to, reader writes. Angie Mindus/Black Press

Backyard chicken pen brings rats to Victoria neighbourhood

Neighbour resents having to spend money for someone else’s problem

  • Aug 29, 2017