Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Winslow proposes rules for household chicken raising - Central Maine



Winslow proposes rules for household chicken raising - Central Maine

WINSLOW - The Town Council has taken initial steps to approve new rules that will allow residents to keep chickens on their property for personal use. The proposed ordinance lays out standards for keeping chickens that residents would have to follow, including restrictions on the number and gender of birds, enclosures and housing.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Chickens in the city? Thunder Bay group plans to make it happen


Chickens in the city? Thunder Bay group plans to make it happen

A community organization is hoping that by this summer, backyard chickens could be clucking away in Thunder Bay, Ont. neighbourhoods. Currently, backyard chickens are only allowed in rural areas of the city, but the Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy is hatching a plan to change the rules.

Elgin could allow backyard chickens to start indoors

Elgin could allow backyard chickens to start indoors

The City Council Wednesday will discuss continuing Elgin 's program for allowing residents of permitted homes to keep backyard chickens, upping the number of licenses for such to 25 and amending the regulations so that chicken owners may keep the birds indoors until their hens are fully feathered.


Sunday, February 7, 2016

Want to own a pet chicken?

Want to own a pet chicken?

You don't have to be a farmer to raise chickens. Local ordinances allow for ownership of poultry either as pets or to raise them to provide food for your family. In five minutes, we'll make you an expert on which breeds to buy to suit your needs, as well as ...

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Can I Raise Chickens In My Area? (Sponsored) | Backyard Poultry Magazine

Can I Raise Chickens In My Area? (Sponsored) | Backyard Poultry Magazine

Backyard chickens are becoming one of today's hottest pets. Big names including Julia Roberts, Lady Gaga, Oprah - and most recently a contestant on The Bachelor - have helped terms like #chickenenthusiast trend, bringing fame to the "pets with benefits" category. But backyard birds are not just for celebrities.


Holly Springs OKs backyard chickens, with a few rules

Holly Springs OKs backyard chickens, with a few rules

Some Holly Springs residents can now have up to three chickens in their backyard. But others will have to convince their homeowners associations to change their covenants so they can take advantage of the town's new rules regarding backyard hens. On Tuesday, Feb.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Proposed legislation would allow more residents to raise chickens in Mansfield

Proposed legislation would allow more residents to raise chickens in Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Ohio -- During its regular meeting Tuesday, Mansfield City Council heard from four members of Citizens for Mansfield Backyard Chickens about a proposal that would allow more residents to raise chickens in the city.