Hello from the land of OZ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by OZchicks, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. OZchicks

    OZchicks Just Hatched

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    Hi all. I thought I should finally join and introduce myself. Every time I search the web for information on chickens there is ways great advice that comes from this forum. I live in Olathe KS. I have had a trio of ducks for several years. Sadly we lost one last winter so now I have only two-both Pekins. This spring we decided to get some chickens. I have 6 hens that just started laying in August. It's nice to get a half a dozen eggs every day. Plenty for us and to share with select neighbors and friends. In mid august we got a visit from the code department advising that my chickens are illegal without either living on more than three acres or getting a special use permit. We have grown so attached to the girls that I am of course applying for the permit. Odd enough I wasn't told I couldn't have the ducks. Apparently they are considered customary pets. Hmmmm. If anyone has advice on how to get through the permit process I am all ears. Once my permit is approved (I hope) I plan on lobbying our city council to change the ordinance to allow hens.

    I look forward to getting to know everyone. Thanks for all the great advice I've already been reading.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined! [​IMG]
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  4. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Hope you get your permit [​IMG] I am familiar with the town of Olathe, I get my hostas from Made in the Shade Gardens there.
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG], and good luck with your permit
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Fingers crossed.
     
  8. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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