The Chicken Indicator : Planet Money Hunting for signs of the recession? How about that clucking sound in the backyard?
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The Chicken Indicator

Twitter pal @triciamckinney sends two signs of the recession, maybe: City dwellers are raising chickens, and rapper 50 Cent cut the price of a mansion he's selling by 21 percent.

Meanwhile, @sunfire2109 sends word of strapped homeowners abandoning horses.