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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jllanger, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. jllanger

    jllanger Hatching

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    Anyone from Upper saucon township PA?

    Have to petition my ordinance as they will not allow chickens where i am located.
    Any pointers on what to say to prove my case
    desire is for 3 chickens, single family home, fenced, agreeable neighbors, not backed up to another home but the woods,?
    TIA
    Excited to learn!
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. You have some great links from redsoxs, so I'll just say hello.

    Good luck
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may also want to post on your state thread in case some folks would like to rally round your cause or can give you tips when they had to do the same thing. Good luck and hope you prevail.
     
  5. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Hi there jllanger and [​IMG]! We're happy you could join us!

    Dogs. They bark, bark, bark. Morning, noon, and night. They do give companionship, but no eggs! And they are soooo loud!! And they are perfectly legal (at least in most parts of the country)! If necessary, point out that you will be getting only hens (no roosters). Point out you will keep the coop clean and safe. Hopefully that helps and good luck!
     
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2017
  6. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Songster

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    I wish you all the luck in the world on being able to have chickens soon.
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

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    [​IMG][​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined our flock! [​IMG][​IMG]

    Good luck with changing your ordinances.
     

  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
     

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