Hey everyone, My name is Sammie. I LOVE chickens, and have been wanting to get one for a very long time to have as a house pet.
The time has come I'm able to get a baby chick and everything i need for it. only issues are 1. an old landlord said no to chickens. however this one would be indoors, and a hen, so they might not find out, and i plan to make it an ESA for me so that the landlord cant say no. before you get all on me about "faking it for an esa" i do have many mental illnesses, bi polar, depression,Asperger syndrome, and such like those. those i listed i have been diagnosed with, so i do qualify for an ESA. I know ESA can not go to stores and all that , and so only housing is affected, and that's fine, i know chickens make lovely house pets and can even be cuddles. I'm home most of the time so i be with it.
other issue is were not "zoned" to have them "outdoors" now my question is, it says we cant have poultry, rodents or such outdoors within 80 feet of any other houses, or have them in coups outdoors, or have a rooster that crows within 80 feet of another house or business. Now, if i have an Indoor chicken, and have it as an ESA.. can i still be forced to remove it? like government or whatever, can they tell me i cant have it indoors, even if its an esa? or is indoors not counted in the zoning?
I'm 23, I've been doing my research on chickens and all that, and I've always wanted one, now im able to but i am scared to get one and have to get rid of it (i wont, id rather be kicked out, were moving in 8 months but i saw some chicks today and omg i cant wait) (( i know i sound like a whiny spoiled child, i promise I'm not, I'm just, my mom finally said OK i can have one, and I'm paying with my own money now so I'm excited)
Any help is appreciated! id really like help, i cant buy the chick and all till June 3rd, but any help and advice is needed and appreciated! i really want a chicken!
Then- about me- I'm 23, I have a dog and a cat and I have always wanted a chicken. I have one friend who has a House rooster named Turtle (the Rooster not the friend) and she made me want them even more. My mom , who i live with has always said no to a chicken, But we have fostered parakeets, lovebirds, and cockatiels. I also have experience with guinea pigs, leopard geckos, rats, fish, mice, and hamsters. I volunteer with the humane society where i live as well.
I do not have many friends, but i love animals, and honestly, who needs more then some great pets, and a good book?