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post #31 of 35

Im Curious... I just got a chicken coop a few weeks ago, and i have 5 hens. I live in Oakham, ma., right outside of worcester. I have spent hours looking for laws regarding chickens in worcester county and havent been able to find any. Oakham webpage doesnt say anything about chickens. Does that mean there isnt any problems?

 

Anyone else live around me that knows?

 

-Melissa

Married Mom to 6 kids, 4 Rottweilers, 22 hens, 8 ducks, 8 geese, 2 pigs, and 9 bunnies and I run a hobby farm in Central MA
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Married Mom to 6 kids, 4 Rottweilers, 22 hens, 8 ducks, 8 geese, 2 pigs, and 9 bunnies and I run a hobby farm in Central MA
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post #32 of 35

:welcome  Melissa, did you ask the Board of Health?  They should know.  Here in Leominster we're allowed up to 10 hens.  I currently have 7 hens.  All the best to you! 

Wonderful DH, 2 children, 4 granddaughters, 7 City Chics:  1 RIR, 1 Australorp, 1 Araucana, 2 Pearl White Leghorn, 2 Wellsummers.


Praise the Lord with the lyre and make melody to Him with the harp of ten strings!   
Sing to Him a new song.  Play skillfully on the strings with loud shouts.  Psalm 33:2-3

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Wonderful DH, 2 children, 4 granddaughters, 7 City Chics:  1 RIR, 1 Australorp, 1 Araucana, 2 Pearl White Leghorn, 2 Wellsummers.


Praise the Lord with the lyre and make melody to Him with the harp of ten strings!   
Sing to Him a new song.  Play skillfully on the strings with loud shouts.  Psalm 33:2-3

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post #33 of 35

Thanks for the reply..  I never thought about calling the board of health; what a great idea! thanks!

Married Mom to 6 kids, 4 Rottweilers, 22 hens, 8 ducks, 8 geese, 2 pigs, and 9 bunnies and I run a hobby farm in Central MA
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Married Mom to 6 kids, 4 Rottweilers, 22 hens, 8 ducks, 8 geese, 2 pigs, and 9 bunnies and I run a hobby farm in Central MA
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post #34 of 35

My husband went to the Board of Health when I wanted chickens.  I have to give him the credit : ) 


Edited by GreenGables - 10/6/13 at 5:58pm

Wonderful DH, 2 children, 4 granddaughters, 7 City Chics:  1 RIR, 1 Australorp, 1 Araucana, 2 Pearl White Leghorn, 2 Wellsummers.


Praise the Lord with the lyre and make melody to Him with the harp of ten strings!   
Sing to Him a new song.  Play skillfully on the strings with loud shouts.  Psalm 33:2-3

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Wonderful DH, 2 children, 4 granddaughters, 7 City Chics:  1 RIR, 1 Australorp, 1 Araucana, 2 Pearl White Leghorn, 2 Wellsummers.


Praise the Lord with the lyre and make melody to Him with the harp of ten strings!   
Sing to Him a new song.  Play skillfully on the strings with loud shouts.  Psalm 33:2-3

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post #35 of 35

contact the state Urban Agricultural Program  http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/urban-agriculture-program.html

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