Newbie from Salem, Oregon wants to raise chickens in my backyard!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mary4gardens, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. mary4gardens

    mary4gardens Hatching

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    Hello, I am wanting to know the rules and regulations for Salem, Oregon on raising chickens in my backyard. I am trying to become self sufficient by living off of what I grow and raise in my backyard, at the same time I want to learn how to live green.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

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    You may have to check with your local government concerning Salem rules.

    I would also look at some of the stealth coops. People are pretty clever at keeping poultry on the sly. I lived in the suburbs of San Jose California as a kid and most of my neighbors had stealth chickens. No roosters just hens. Most of us were 4-H'rs. My family did not keep chickens in town but on my street of 40 houses I know of at least 20 of them had chickens because I house- sat and cared for them from time to time.
    Mobile tractors, coops painted up to look like sheds and potting tables or garbage can holders.
    If you want to learn this is the place

    Glad to have you on board the forum! If you search Stealth on the search bar there are many many different versions of stealth coops. You might also want to invest in some outside speakers to cleverly cover egg song.

    [​IMG]Caroline from Jax
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2013
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. mary4gardens

    mary4gardens Hatching

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    Thank to all who have welcomed me into this community, you all are amazing. Have a wonderful Monday!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    [​IMG] good luck
     
  8. Teri Metcalf

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    Greetings from College Station, Texas! Best wishes on getting off to a good start with chickens.
     
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  10. ZenHenMama

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    You can try animal control or county clerk for regulations
     

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