Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
270 Chickens Seized During Cockfighting Investigation EuthanizedA sad turn for hundreds of chickens and roosters confiscated by Anne Arundel County police as part of an investigation into illegal cockfighting.
Alleged Cockfighting Operation Busted In AACo.A shocking animal abuse case under investigation in Anne Arundel County. Hundreds of roosters and chickens found on a farm. Investigators believe they were being sold into cockfighting rings across state lines.
3,000 Chickens Killed In Queen Anne's Co. FireAuthorities say 3,000 chickens were killed in a fire in Centreville.
Perdue Fire On Eastern Shore Kills 8,000 ChickensThousands of chickens are killed in a massive fire on the Eastern Shore.
Middletown Officials Say No To Farm AnimalsMiddletown officials have decided that chickens and other farm animals are no longer allowed within town limits.
Sculptures Chosen For Annapolis Public Art ExhibitWho knew chickens had so much pluck? The designs for the first brood of Annapolis bird sculptures include psychedelic, robotic, frozen, technological, photographic and oceanographic takes on the subject.
70,000 Chickens Found Dead In Md., Man ChargedThe Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says a 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with the deaths of nearly 70,000 chickens.
Maryland Congressman Criticizes PepcoMaryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says Pepco should not receive a 4 percent rate increase until the utility makes meaningful progress on reliability.
Annapolis Residents To Learn About Keeping HensNow that Annapolis residents can keep backyard chickens, the city is hosting a meeting to discuss guidelines.
Sykesville Students Learn By Raising Chickens At SchoolWhen the young students at Ava Wanas Montessori School in Sykesville were recently learning about Mexico, the school's administration thought making egg burritos and quesadillas would be a fun way to bring the lesson to life.
Delegate Wants To Ban Arsenic In Chicken FeedA Maryland lawmaker said Wednesday that poultry feed containing a known carcinogen should be banned from Maryland farms even though its maker has already stopped selling it voluntarily.
Neighbors Cry Foul Over Md. Woman's ChickensNeighbors in the Maryland community of Linthicum have gotten into a flap over one woman's chickens.
Boonsboro Votes Down Backyard Chicken OrdinanceThe Boonsboro Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday night against a zoning change to allow up to three hens per lot in residential areas.
3 Hens, No Roosters Proposed For Boonsboro CoopsA proposal to allow chickens to be raised in backyards is dividing residents in the small western Maryland town of Boonsboro.