Sunday, November 12, 2017

Community group wants test run for backyard chickens in Mansfield

Community group wants test run for backyard chickens in Mansfield

MANSFIELD - City council may have previously voted against allowing chickens within city limits, but supporters want a test run to show it could be something positive for the city. Members of Mansfield City Council and community group Mansfield Backyard Chickens discussed creating a pilot program for backyard chickens during a zoning committee meeting Tuesday night.


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Chickens approved for Channahon

Chickens approved for Channahon

Chickens will be allowed in Channahon backyards as part of a pilot program approved by the Village Board Monday. It took the village a year to do the research, put together an ordinance, set rules for applications and get a feel for how residents felt about the possibility.


Monday, November 6, 2017

White Haven may consider ordinance to allow chickens as pets

White Haven may consider ordinance to allow chickens as pets

WHITE HAVEN - Should chickens be allowed in a residential neighborhood? That is the question before borough council. Pete and Amanda Melnyk of Buffalo Street - who want to keep the chickens as pets in their backyard - recently provided sample ordinances t


Saturday, December 24, 2016

Backyard chicken fans in Murrieta have something to cluck about

Backyard chicken fans in Murrieta have something to cluck about

Thelma and Louise looked relieved. They no longer have to look over their shoulders while pecking at their feed. No more will they need to worry about disturbing the neighbors with their clucking when they lay their eggs in the morning.


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Newburgh to Allow Backyard Chickens

Newburgh to Allow Backyard Chickens

Historic Newburgh is used to traveling back in time, to celebrate its past but in council chambers, they're only going back on themselves; a short three years ago when chickens roamed the backyard. Fluffy fowls won't be crossing the road in Newburgh, but they could be living in a backyard next to you.
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Murrieta council approves new rules for backyard chickens

Murrieta council approves new rules for backyard chickens

Murrieta council approves new rules for backyard chickens Calliope Clark holds her pet Dump Truck in her Riverside backyard on Friday, July 29, 2016. The Clarks were surprised to find out Riverside doesn't have rules on the books for backyard chickens and the family is lobbying the city to change the code to allow them as pets.


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Smithsburg council votes to allow backyard chickens

Smithsburg council votes to allow backyard chickens

The Smithsburg Town Council Tuesday night voted in favor of allowing residents to raise backyard chickens. After months of discussion and input from residents for and against the proposal, the five-member council voted 3-2 to change its zoning ordinance and permit residents to raise up to five hens.