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2015 PeCK Tour de Coop

Peninsula Chicken Keepers (PeCK)

Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

2015 PeCK Tour de Coop

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The Peninsula Chicken Keepers Tour de Coop is a self-guided tour of backyard chicken coops in Hampton, Newport News, and York County, VA. 

General information

  • Hosts on the Virginia Peninsula invite you to learn from their personal experiences with keeping backyard chickens!
  • Visit hosts' yards and coops, ask questions, and take photos.
  • This is a free, self-guided tour, but pre-registration is requested. 
  • Visitors are requested to bring a donation of canned goods for the Food Closet housed at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, to be dropped off at any tour stop. 
  • Tour stops are open for either morning (9:00-noon) or afternoon (noon-3:00) visits; you may visit as many coops as you can fit in!
  • A schedule, map, and tour stop descriptions will be emailed to registrants during the week prior to the tour; please consult the map and coop descriptions to plan your visits. 
  • Tour will be held rain or shine.

Tour Guidelines

  • Please respect the privacy of tour hosts by visiting only on the day and during the hours listed on the schedule.
  • Children supervised by adults are welcome on the tour. Children should not chase chickens or hosts!
  • DO NOT BRING DOGS or other pets.
  • Shoe covers will be provided at the entrance to each yard, to protect the health of the chickens. Leave the shoe covers for re-use at the same location. 
  • If a yard is full when you arrive, you may be asked to wait momentarily until previous visitors exit.
  • Restrooms, drinking water, and snacks are not provided on the tour -- please plan accordingly and bring what you need with you.




Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no ID requirements. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult, but they may NOT chase the chickens or the hosts! 

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Photographs are welcome. Drinks, snacks and restrooms are not provided, so please plan accordingly. 


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email Carol Bartram at for more information, or visit the PeCK website at


Have questions about 2015 PeCK Tour de Coop? Contact Peninsula Chicken Keepers (PeCK)



Peninsula Chicken Keepers (PeCK)

PeCK is a local educational, resource, and social group for people in the Virginia Peninsula area who have backyard chickens or who are interested in learning about humanely keeping small flocks.

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