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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by tsgreer, Jul 3, 2008.
Howdy from Ft Collins, glad to have you join us! In the city proper, you can have 4 chickens (no roos) and a permit is required, which is I believe about $10 or $15 per year. Our back property line is also the city limit, so we're technically in the county. Here we're allowed to have 6 hens (no roos) and no permit is required.
Sorry I can't help with housing. We do have one house on our block that's a rental, but it's occupied at the moment. You might check the Ft Collins Coloradoan, which has the want ads on their website.
Thanks so much. I will look at Coloradoan. I will be going for house hunting trip in the beginning of December.
I know how you feel. Hubby has 5 years left and I'm already stressing about what's next. He'll be able to work practically anywhere, but of course, that means we could be moved ANYWHERE. Good luck!
You might want to consider Loveland as well. No permit required for chickens and you can have as many as you can care for (no roosters in city limits). Prices are also less here but, to be honest, they are on the rise in both Loveland and Ft Collins. They had a report in the paper today that the average apartment rental across these two cities is over $1000! You can BUY cheaper than that! And Loveland is generally cheaper. When we first moved here, hubby worked in north Ft Collins and we rented in Loveland. We just never left. We love it here. Now he works in Denver. That commute sucks but the pay is too good to go anywhere else.
Well, I missed the chicken swap. Oh, well... We will make some more fliers and post around instead. I ended up fighting insomnia last night and the 5am wake up to get to the swap by 7 just wasn't happening.
DH is currently out seeing if he can find any more boxes of twinkies. Someone has a box on eBay listed for 3 million. At least he is more realistic. Figures if we wait a week they may be worth 20 and if not then he will eat them. Who knew there'd be such a madness for this stuff? Anyone else stocking the Immortal Food?
For rentals, try http://northerncoloradorentals.com/
Good Lord. He just came home with three bags of Hostess. Ding dongs, Zingers, and cupcakes. ~sigh~. Here's hoping we find someone to buy some or we are going to get fat.
Thanks. Our complication is that my DH is specialized. He works with safety and chemicals, so that is a hard area to find employment in w/o a masters.
Busy day. Got up at 5:30 and processed the turkey. He dressed out at 11 lbs. Then we finished the rolling cages, framed up the last of the pen fronts, cleaned up the entire area, made two mouse trap boxes, and filled one of the compost bins. Very tired. but i think we are ready for the NPIP inspection on Monday.
The view of our chicken operation from the roof of the house.