Just wanted to let everyone on here who regards their chickens as pets to know about this story. A lady in a town in New York had her chickens taken away because of a Judge's ruling, and has been fined $4,000, to boot. She's appealing, and hoping for some support from fellow pet chicken enthusiasts. The url and video of the news story is below: It's pretty compelling . . . a life/death component in how it all started, just watch the short video. Her husband gave her the pet chickens to 'give her a reason to live'. But first, he checked out the town's codes, and there were none at that time referring to chickens. My take on it is on my. Please check it out and discuss your thoughts on it. If you can help by writing a short note to the judge, I'm sure Brenda Helm would be very appreciative. Mass comments below the story might generate interest, too. Thanks!