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Clorofil is a nonprofit micro-sanctuary located in the San Francisco bay area.

We grow awareness in our community by giving talks about farmed animals and the impact of animal agriculture on our planet. We are also promoting chicken adoption and educating the public about pet chicken care.

Tempted to buy a baby chick?



Behind the fuzzy ball of cuteness hides...

  • 10-year commitment,

  • 6 weeks constant care and monitoring,

  • a terrible dilemma if she turns out to be a rooster,

  • cruelty : 99% chicks come from hatcheries, and hatcheries kill the male chicks.

They are not toys. They are a big responsibility.

Learn what’s involved in keeping chickens, before introducing them in your backyard.

And consider adoption to save lives.

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A monthly newsletter full of practical tips and facts about chickens to help you have a happy and healthy flock.

January 1, 2020

Chickens in the rain. 

This is a rerun of January 2017 newsletter.

It’s the rainy season here in California, and our beautiful hills are green again.
While the chickens love the fresh new growths, how much do they enjoy the rain? Is it okay to let them out in the rain? Can they get wet, cold, and sick if let out?

Each chicken has their own preference. Some love being out in the rain while some prefer staying under the hen ho...

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