New member in VA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bstrange, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. bstrange

    bstrange New Egg

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    Hey all,

    I am a new member living in Chesapeake, VA and do not have any chickens . . . yet. Currently the city has zoning laws against them based on where your house is located. I have emailed the local extension agent to see if there is a backdoor approach or if I have to pay the $250.00 for a zoning variance. My neighbors are fine with the chickens and said to go ahead and get them so that is one hurdle jumped.

    I have enjoyed reading the posts and have learned quite a bit. Thanks to everyone for sharing their knowledge, designs, and stories.

    I think we want 2 Marans, 2 Plymouth Barred Rocks, and 2 Amerecauna's (sp?). My local Southern States recommended the Amercauna's based on their docility. We eat about 24 eggs a week so egg production is plus. My oldest daughter said they have be "pretty" as well [​IMG]
    My youngest said "MORE "?" (I think she said chicken but we're not sure. I'm not fluent in toddlerese.)

    Thanks again,
    Brent
     
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