This is what is written in the bylaws for our city.... the way I read it ... it is ok to have chickens.... how would you take it... § 147-7 Keeping of fowl or animals. Editor's Note: See also Ch. 65, Animals. [Amended 4-2-1979 by Ord. No. 11] Whenever it shall be a nuisance or menace to health, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to keep any fowl or animal on any property located within the corporate limits of the Town of Manchester, and any person or persons convicted of violating this section shall be subject to such fine as provided in § 147-12 of this chapter.