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Bellevue Washington Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYesMax Chickens Allowed6 pets/additional rules for hobby farmsRoosters AllowedNoPermit RequiredNoCoop Restrictions15' from property linesCity/Organization Contact name450 110th Ave. NE P.O. Box 90012 Bellevue, WA 98009 Phone: 425-452-6800Additional InformationOrdinance 3413, Section 1, Land Use Code 20.20.130 Animal Regulations 1. Household Pets Fowl:6 (D) More than six fowl are regulated as small domestic animals....
I didn't expect my husband to say yes to chickens but out of the blue this year, he did! I think he was hoping that he'd have a little more time before any actually arrived at our house but unfortunately for him, my friend gave me 5 chicks that week. We set them up in our living room in make shift brooders while we began arguing, er...discussing the future coop. You know how it is, you get a couple of chickens and suddenly you want more! A lot more! Well, our original plan was to build the...
This page is for the temporary coop we've set up to house our little 7 week old Ameracauna/Easter Eggers. The hutch is just a Chick-n-Hutch from Ware Manf. to give the little girls a place to be that isn't the toy box in my garage. I don't have a yard for them yet so when I am home and able to keep an eye on them I allow them to roam in the screen house. They love being able to get out and explore a little bit and I like that they're contained. I wouldn't trust this thing to keep out...
Hello! I'm Fran and I live in Washington State with my hubby, kids, two cats and 12 (for the moment) chickens. This is my first foray into the world of chicken ownership and I'm loving every minute of it! At least on this site there are other crazy chicken loving people who don't look at me like I have two heads when I gush about them! I'm not sure what all I'm supposed to put on this page so I'll just add a few gratuitous pictures of my kids and my chickens. This is one of my daughters, the...
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