Pet Tales: Tips Before You Chicken Out On Raising Chicks Chris Remington Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Gina Spadafori with her chicken winnie (a mille fleur bantam type chicken).Capital Public Radio Insight Have you considered getting your own or do you know someone who owns a pet chicken? The fuzzy little creatures have become increasingly popular pets for home eggs, eating kitchen scraps and helping owners connect with the food they eat. However, chickens come with their own complications including potential health risks for your family. Pet expert Gina Spadafori brings tips on chicken ownership and shows off her own chick in the Insight studio.