Raising backyard poultry has become an increasingly popular activity in Montana. Spring is a common season to purchase and begin raising young birds, and there are many feed stores in Montana with live chicks ready for sale.

We’re one week from the transmittal deadline—the official halfway point of the legislative session. At this point, the Capitol is a frenzy of activity with legislators trying to get last minute pieces of legislation drafted and introduced, committees sitting through marathon hearings and floors sessions that seem to go on for days.