Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Berryville says 'yes' to chickens in town limits


Berryville says 'yes' to chickens in town limits

BERRYVILLE - There are about 1,700 residential units within town limits - excluding apartments - and as of Tuesday night about 1,000 of those properties could include laying hens and chicken coops.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Backyard chickens now allowed in Edwardsville

Backyard chickens now allowed in Edwardsville

Updated 8:41 pm, Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Edwardsville residents are now able to obtain backyard hens. With five aldermen in favor and three against, the ordinance gained approval at Tuesday's City Council meeting.


Monday, January 1, 2018

Chicken Laws

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Chicken laws from various major cities.


Weston approves revisions to rules on keeping chickens in village

Weston approves revisions to rules on keeping chickens in village

WESTON -- A revised ordinance defining rules for keeping chickens received approval at Monday's village council meeting, but not without some comments about goats, special exceptions and enforcement. The ordinance will now permit up to six chickens per household in residentially zoned areas, but not other types of poultry or roosters.


Backyard chickens could soon be allowed in this metro-east city

Backyard chickens could soon be allowed in this metro-east city

If city council approves a new rule in the coming weeks, up to 20 lucky Edwardsville residents could become the proud owners of up to six hens each. Aldermen were expected to introduce an ordinance at Tuesday night's council meeting that would allow a backyard chicken experiment - an experiment the city has previously denied.


Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Protect Your Livestock From Predators With Old-School Methods


Protect Your Livestock From Predators With Old-School Methods

A few summers ago, a family of red foxes laid siege to my family's farm. More to the point, these predators discovered our flock of laying hens. Daily, we lost at least one bird to the animals' jaws.

Backyard chickens approved in Caledon

Backyard chickens approved in Caledon

Backyard chickens are coming to Caledon.