Help keep backyard chickens legal in DC!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dmcinnis, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. dmcinnis

    dmcinnis New Egg

    Apr 21, 2017

    I am part of a coalition of DC citizens fighting to keep backyard chicken ownership in DC legal.

    Please see the Wash Post story linked below.

    Can help us?

    Go to our website and sign the petition:
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under dmcinnis [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, living in Aus, I am not going to be much help but I did just want to wish you all the best!
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG] You would reach more people if you post on your state thread. This forum attracts members from around the USA & beyond. Otherwise is not seen/read by many
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    Hello and Welcome to BYC.

    The article quotes Salmonella and Mice as the reason for the ban - outbreaks of infection are linked to commercial poultry and mice live anywhere there's access to food.
    Sounds like someone in power has a prejudice against pet chickens [​IMG].

    Here's hoping you can fight the ban and continue to have backyard chickens.
  6. Tim Harr

    Tim Harr New Egg

    Apr 22, 2017
    I am also fighting to keep DC from slipping in a law that would take away our wonderful chickens. Someone suggested getting on the local DC thread. How do I find that?

    If you are a DC resident reading this, please sign our petition at the link below. Or, if you are a not a resident, put in a comment saying how great chickens have been for your community. We have only about two weeks to try to stop this ambush by some bureaucrats on our chickens..
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Tim [​IMG] Welcome & GOOD LUCK!

    This is a link to finding your State Thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

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