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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by svj0622, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. svj0622

    svj0622 In the Brooder

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    I am new to chickens. currently, we have none. I found this forum while looking into starting with a few chickens on our property. My family and I are animal lovers and we have 1 acre or property in Clarkson Michigan which is Independence township. I was told by the township that we must have 2 acres to have chickens on the property. I saw some postings about the Michigan right to farm act and how this trumps the local ordinances. I am not wanting a fight on my hands, but I do not like being told I can not have a few chickens when I actually have the right and ability to do so. I am asking for advice on how to get started and who do I really need permission from? My family and I love the outdoors, camping and fishing are our favorite pastimes.
     
  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
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    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  4. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Hello and :welcome we are so glad to have you join our flock! :jumpy
    I would check first with your local ordinances and talk to them about who's rules you should follow.
     
  5. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    :frowHello and welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
     
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    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Spartan22 Crowing

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    Welcome home!!!! And feel at home, lots of supportive people here!!!
     
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    MissNutmeg Crossing the Road

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    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens!

    It is great having you here
     

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