Portland Woman Finds Work As ... Chicken-Sitter

Linda Walker, chicken sitter
Linda Walker, chicken sitter

By Maria Nikias

Going on vacation means a laundry list of to-do's before heading out of town. Hire a babysitter, house sitter, pet sitter, but a chicken-sitter? "Chicken sitting" the flyer advertises. "Need someone to care for your hens while you take a trip? Now you have someone to care for your backyard barnyard. Experienced, caring and reliable."