Hello from Goshen, Ohio / Stonelick Twp

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by StarBop, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. StarBop

    StarBop Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all! I'm brand new to chickens, but have always wanted them. I "think" I'm allowed to have them here :) I am having trouble determining if I can legally have them. If anyone has insight on that part I'd rrealy appreciate it. I'm considering a small flock of 3-5 hens for eggs and pets. I'm looking into barred rocks, buff orpington, Easter eggers, golden buff and black australorps. I'd like a variety. I'll take any and all advice. I can already tell this is going to be addicting.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    You can call your local town hall and they can tell you if you can and how many.

    Good luck and I hope you can get your chickens soon!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - Kelsie and Two Crows give good advice.
     
  5. Irene5008

    Irene5008 New Egg

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    Call your township trustees. If you live in a village, call the village office. We live in Pike township in Brown Co. just east of Cincinnati. Most places don't say too much about chickens unless they bother the neighbors. They are more likely to have rules about dogs.
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. [​IMG]Glad you joined us!
     
  7. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hope you are able to get your chickens
     
  9. neecy911

    neecy911 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello..You might be able to find that information right on the internet. Depending on your Township, City, County etc...there should be some sort of "code" listed on your townships webpage. For me, I live in the City of Chico, so I googled City of Chico municipal code chickens, and it pops right up with the rules.
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  10. StarBop

    StarBop Out Of The Brooder

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    I've found several different people here and on Facebook near me with chickens. I think I will be fine. I don't plan on having a rooster and I'm sure if they do notice they will just want eggs :) Through this search I've found several local people who have chicks. Now off to research breeds I hadn't considered before.
     

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