Hens Are Here!

Information on the Toronto Backyard Hen project is now available on the city's website

Workshops are now scheduled in the four pilot wards.

To help potential hen owners learn more about the pilot program, staff from Toronto Animal Services and the Toronto Food Policy Council are holding workshops, hosted by local councillors. Residents will learn about pilot requirements, basic care for hens, how to prevent and detect disease, best practices for feeding and care for hens, and coop designs.

Ward 13 (Parkdale-High Park): Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia Ave.

Wednesday, March 7, 7 to 9 p.m.

Ward 21 (St. Paul’s): St. Matthew’s United Church, 729 St. Clair Ave. W.

Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to noon

Ward 5 (Etobicoke-Lakeshore): Etobicoke Civic Centre, Council Chambers

Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. to noon

Ward 32 (Beaches-East York): Danforth Mennonite Church, 2174 Danforth Ave.

Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. to noon

Congrats on some amazing organizing to local chicken activists, Councillor Joe Mihevc and his team (Ward 21), and Councillors McMahon (Ward 32), DiCiano (Ward 5) and Doucette (Ward 13)!

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