Monday, July 25, 2016

Domestic chickens ordinance passes Ferguson Township board

Domestic chickens ordinance passes Ferguson Township board

A Ferguson Township rule allowing domestic chickens passed a board of supervisors vote July 18, clearing the way for residents to keep poultry on their properties. Supervisors added some final tweaks to the ordinance about a month ago, following extensive discussion of the law at the beginning of June.


Thursday, July 21, 2016

Moline approves backyard chickens

Moline approves backyard chickens

MOLINE, Illinois - The Moline City Council voted in favor of an ordinance 6 - 2 that allows Moline residents to have up to six hen chickens in their backyards. "I am very pleased," said Stephanie Acri, Moline City Council Alderman At Large. Acri has been in support of the 'Backyard Chickens in Moline' movement.


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Seminole County approves backyard chicken program

Seminole County approves backyard chicken program

Seminole County is now the latest Central Florida community that allows a limited number of residents to raise backyard chickens within residential neighborhoods after commissioners approved today a pilot program for keeping poultry as pets in unincorporated areas.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Winslow Town Council approves chicken ordinance - Central Maine

Winslow Town Council approves chicken ordinance - Central Maine

WINSLOW - An ordinance that allows residents in nonrural areas to have chickens for personal use was passed Monday night by the Town Council, 5-2, and will take effect in 30 days. One that would allow the same for those in agricultural areas got tentative approval.


Sunday, June 12, 2016

Chicken Ordinance Now Permanent In West Columbia

Chicken Ordinance Now Permanent In West Columbia

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The one year domestic chicken pilot program in West Columbia is now a permanent ordinance. During Tuesday's council meeting West Columbia city council voted 7-1 to keep the ordinance in place. It passed last year, but council had to come back for a vote a year later in order for it to remain.


Friday, June 3, 2016

Pittsfield OKs chickens on residential lot, dry cleaning shop

Pittsfield OKs chickens on residential lot, dry cleaning shop

Posted: 06/01/2016 10:28:32 AM EDT Updated: 06/01/2016 01:04:57 PM EDT PITTSFIELD - A Kittredge Road woman has received a special permit from the city Zoning Board of Appeals to keep chickens in the residential zone - an increasingly common activity in Pittsfield.


Sunday, May 29, 2016

5 reasons chickens make great pets

5 reasons chickens make great pets

Jennifer Naylor Gesick, Journal reporter, lists the five reasons why chickens can make great pets.