New to chickens, need advice to get started

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by vetryan15, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. vetryan15

    vetryan15 New Egg

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    Hi, my name is Ryan, wanting to raise chickens. I live in Deptford nj, where u need 30acres to raise 1chicken. How do I go about lobbying locally to try to get or dances changed? Cuz for other local farm animals. 5 acres for horses and goats, help??thanks
     
  2. vetryan15

    vetryan15 New Egg

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    Help to change Ordances"
     
  3. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. k3llyVA

    k3llyVA Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello and welcome from Arlington VA, where local ordinances prevent almost everyone from owning chickens due to lot size also. I'm involved with a group called The Arlington Egg Project that is working to have the county ordinances modified to allow a limited number of hens (no roosters). You might get some ideas from their website: http://www.arlingtoneggproject.com

    Be sure to visit, and post your question on the Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change them) forum:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/37/local-chicken-laws-ordinances-and-how-to-change-them

    Good luck!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Lots of good luck [​IMG]
     
  7. vetryan15

    vetryan15 New Egg

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    Thank u for the info
     
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. You might also want to contact your city councilman or county commisssioner and bug the heck out of them to get the ordinance/law changed via planning and zoning officials.
     
  9. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    [​IMG]I agree with dawg...
     
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  10. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     

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