Canadian Poultry Magazine

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

By CBC News   


Children will care for chickens and harvest their eggs.

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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