Hens in Gloucester Township NJ 08083

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 6907bob, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. 6907bob

    6907bob New Egg

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    Hello,
    Does anyone no if your aloud to raise hens in Gloucester Township NJ. I would like to buy a small coop for 2 to 4 chickens and raise the Hens as pets and eggs. I really don't see the downside as they do more for you then our other pets dogs, cats, etc. We all have predator's that are much worse hawks, raccoons, possums', skunks. When you call the township no one seems to want to answer or really don't no how to answer.
    Thanks
    Bob
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Bob. Glad you decided to join our flock. I would suggest actually going down to your city hall. Someone down there should be able to tell you whether or not chickens are allowed in your area. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting some chickens.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Bob

    Glad you could join the flock! Michael has left you a great suggestion and you might like to drop by your state thread for members there who could help you. State threads can be found here ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    Good luck I hope you are able to get the go ahead for having some hens.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Bob and welcome. I do hope you get some joy from the "powers that be" when it comes to keeping chickens.

    All the best
    Ct
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Bob, nice to meet you. Do you have any neighbors with livestock or chickens? That would indicate they are allowed. Hope you will be able to have them.
     
  7. 6907bob

    6907bob New Egg

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    Thanks Gloucester Township is over 30sq. Miles it has some farm land l talk to some of them and they said they are grandfatherd in. They as farmers said that having only a few hens should not hert anybody. Thanks again Bob
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Bob, [​IMG]

    Good luck getting some chickens!
     
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello Bob!
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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