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Bristol/Town Vermont Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYesMax Chickens AllowedNo RestrictionRoosters AllowedYesPermit RequiredNoCoop Restrictions25ft from property boundaries, 80 feet from the roadCity/Organization Contact nameBristol Zoning Committee Bob Stetson, 4532487Additional InformationLink for more InformationnoneInformation Last Updated2011-04-20 20:50:59 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check...
I have decided that I can't do Cornish X meaties anymore. I know they grow the fastest, have the best feed conversion, and the best breast meat of all the chickens, but I really can't keep burying birds that die due to heart attacks, broken bones and eating themselves to death. So here's my plan. I am hatching 41 eggs in the incubator as we speak. Out of those 14 are Delaware eggs from Show Quality breeding. Delawares were used for meat birds before the Cornish X came along. They grow...
Logging my work with my chickens and growing and starting my own Dual Purpose flock.
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