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Bringing the barnyard to the backyard

Egg safety worries, taste preference driving more in Mass. to raise chickens

Carolyn Plourde of Lexington says her chickens’ free-range lifestyle means better eggs. Carolyn Plourde of Lexington says her chickens’ free-range lifestyle means better eggs. (Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe)
By Peter Schworm and Sydney Lupkin
Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent / September 8, 2010

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They lose sleep to crack-of-dawn cackles. They catch grief from neighbors who assumed the block was a chicken-free zone. (Full article: 827 words)

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