Crystal River tosses chicken laws – Citrus County Chronicle

Citrus County Chronicle Crystal River tosses chicken lawsCitrus County Chronicle… after several city residents spoke out against the 13-point list of laws, which would limit chicken populations based on a property's size, prohibit more than six hens — no noisy roosters — and allow city code enforcers access to private lots to … Read more: […]

Column: City bans killer chickens – Olean Times Herald

Olean Times Herald Column: City bans killer chickensOlean Times HeraldRonald Newell, city attorney, said chicken coops could attract other birds and mice, rats, squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, opossums, foxes or skunks. (Not bears?) Where does his information come from, I wonder? Has someone done a study of chicken coops … Read more: www.oleantimesherald.com

Chickens law won't hatch – Olean Times Herald

Olean Times Herald Chickens law won't hatchOlean Times HeraldNewell also said that chicken coops could attract other birds and mice, rats, squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, opossums, foxes or skunks. The noise and odor could decrease property values. He cited the minutes of a Hudson Falls Village Board meeting in … Read more: www.oleantimesherald.com

Dan Murphy: Labeling Lunacy – Drovers Magazine

Drovers Magazine Dan Murphy: Labeling Lunacy Drovers Magazine As per the group’s website, they’re opposed to: industrial agriculture, pig barns, chicken coops, fish farming, foie gras, antibiotics, current massacre practices, transporting farm animals, dairy farming and cloning. So it’s not exactly an electric shock …

Trial ahead in instances of Hopewell Twp. puppies killing livestock – York Dispatch

York Dispatch Trial ahead in case of Hopewell Twp. dogs killing livestock York Dispatch She said all her animals except one chicken were safely in sturdy coops she and her husband constructed since the first alleged assault by Leahy’s dogs. Somehow, the sole loose chicken was able to get away from the dog, she witnessed. […]

Then and Now: 915 and 919 W. First Ave. – The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-Review Then and Now: 915 and 919 W. First Ave.The Spokesman-ReviewIt was a great day when the catalog arrived in the mail, at city homes and rural farms, offering hundreds of seed varieties and gardening tools like hand cultivators, planters, chicken coops and bee hives. Cantaloupe, then called musk melon, and … Read more:

Is there a correlation between backyard chickens and increased rodent populations? – The Independent | SUindependent.com

The Independent | SUindependent.com Is there a correlation between backyard chickens and increased rodent populations?The Independent | SUindependent.comSuch ordinances require ranchers to rodent-proof chicken coops and outbuildings that contain food, and they prohibit ranchers from storing garbage unless it is stored in rodent-proof containers. They also grant city employees the authority to make … Read […]

Deadly 'Kissing Bug' Disease Continues to Spread, But… – WLTX.com

WLTX.com Deadly 'Kissing Bug' Disease Continues to Spread, But…WLTX.comATLANTA — It's known as a "silent killer" and spread by a blood-sucking insect known as a "kissing bug." It's infected millions across the world, including more than 300,000 people in the United States. And it's continuing to spread. Heck, you are … Read more: www.wltx.com

Chickens may come home to roost in Warren – C& G Newspapers

C& G Newspapers Chickens may come home to roost in Warren C& G Newspapers WARREN a Backyard chicken coops may soon be permitted in Warren, as long as those keeping the birds don’t run afoul of a proposed regulation amendment. Earlier this month, the Warren City Council unanimously approved changes to a chapter of the […]