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Does having a coop/chickens lower the value of your neighbor's home?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Shobe Biz, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. Shobe Biz

    Shobe Biz Out Of The Brooder

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  2. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good article


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  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    A house with a chicken coop and/or barn would be a plus for me. For me my neighbors ATV racing (screaming)kids are worse than my chickens,but I guess I am biased.

    I had mice years before I got any chickens.Love how they blame chickens for a booming rodent population.
     
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  4. BusyBlonde

    BusyBlonde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any mouse that wanders into my chicken's pen doesn't last too long - they're better at catching them than my cat! And if they get into my garden shed, where I keep the food, the black snake that has taken up residence there will take care of them. I haven't seen any sign of mice around my coop or shed for a couple months.
     
  5. fuzziebutt

    fuzziebutt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2009
    Winfield
    I wouldn't care what it does to my neighbor's property, as long as it wasn't physically hurting them.
     
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  6. THE Curmudgeon

    THE Curmudgeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good fences make good neighbors.

    THE Curmudgeon
     
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  7. Chook-A-Holic

    Chook-A-Holic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2009
    Central, N.C.
    I'll take some cackling hens and crowing roosters over a yapping dog any day!
     
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  8. flewdacoop

    flewdacoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    has to increase it because if it is built it has to cost and then that means it has to have value..
     
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  9. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    My Coop
    For me it definitely has value. I once bought a house primarily because it had a coop in the backyard. And, more recently, when searching for properties, a chicken coop was one of the things I regularly searched on. If I found a house with a chicken coop, I looked further at the house to see if it would meet our other needs. (Sadly, I was unable to find a house with a pre-existing house, so wound up buying a house that met other needs and built a brand new coop [​IMG] )
     
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  10. aflad2013

    aflad2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    That is sooo true. Love my privacy fence...not only for me, for them. They should be thanking me[​IMG]
     

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