Canadian Poultry Magazine

B.C. grade 3 class pioneers school-based poultry project

Children will care for chickens and harvest their eggs.

June 10, 2021
By CBC News

Five chickens recently arrived at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver.

The striking heritage-breed hens, named Rosa, Coal, Laverne, Henley and Goldilocks, showed up in baskets covered by blankets — to keep their stress levels down.

It was the culmination of months of work during the pandemic which saw Grade 3 students build the structure and become the first North Vancouver school approved to install a chicken coop in their schoolyard.


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