Raleigh, NC - May 17 - Urban Chicken Coop Tour

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by Wolfpacker, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Carolina Chicken Man

    Carolina Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey wolfpacker, I think I'm gonna check you out. I live near Wendell, out Rolesville Rd of of 64E.

    I put a post about this a week or so ago, but there were only six replies. Not sure if there are many members near Raleigh.
     
  3. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There used to be quite a few. In fact, a few months ago a big crowd met at the Ryan's steakhouse on 64.

    I haven't checked in for a while, so I'm not sure where every one went.

    Be sure to introduce yourself if you come to my house.
     
  4. yonder

    yonder Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello. I just signed up on this forum to figure out what the legality is of keeping chickens in city limits in Raleigh. I live within city limits up in north Raleigh but in an older neighborhood that has no pesky HOA.

    I've heard that you can have hens but no roosters but nothing authoritative. I once spent some time on the city web cite browsing through ordinances but could find nothing on chickens.
     
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    dogzrule5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just learned about the Coop DeTour a week ago and am planning to go.

    I got my new goslings from an outfit that is on the tour and can't wait to see the other set ups in the area! [​IMG]
     
  6. Carolina Chicken Man

    Carolina Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I read an article in the NandO last year that said it was legal. I think it must be if the paper is sponsoring a tour of henhouses.
     
  7. Carolina Chicken Man

    Carolina Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I thought about this some more. There would not be an ordinance saying you can have chickens. You did not find an ordinance saying you can't, so by default........
     
  8. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's no problem with chickens in Raleigh. Even one of our city councilmen, Roger Koopman (and I'm not making up his last name) is going to be on the tour.

    If they are noisy (roosters crowing at 5 and waking your neighbors) or you allow their run to become dirty or smelly, they can be declared "public nuisances," but otherwise, chickens are fine.
     
  9. yonder

    yonder Out Of The Brooder

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    Years later, after many distractions, I have my chickens.

    We picked up four red pullets at Tractor Supply in Knightdale yesterday and coop construction will begin shortly. I would have gotten more than four, but that's all they had left. Once the coop is up, I'll likely be looking for more.
     
  10. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going this year! I'm in Hillsborough, and I wanted to go last year but we were busy. Can't wait! I'm sure I'll leave with serious coop envy.... See you there!
     

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