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Warminster PA - not chicken friendly?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ARod, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. ARod

    ARod New Egg

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    I am new to the forum and so far it's a pretty cool site.

    I have checked with the Warminster, PA township folks and they said that I would need 10 acres of land per chicken I want to raise. I have 1/2 acre of property and want to have 2-3 hens for pets/eggs. I have 3 kids and they don't require 1/2oth of 10 acres each! It's obviously made to restrict us from owning hens. I would build a nice coop/pen and would not let them run the yard. I can't see what the issue is.

    Any similar situations?

    Thanks!
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. 10 acres per bird is ridicules. I would check with others in your area and see how they feel about it. Maybe a petition is in order to get things changed. Good Luck. [​IMG]
     
  3. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

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    Welcome to BYC! My husbands family lives in warminster lol! Is the WW still there (Warminster West). It could be a tough battle with the township (they seem to have restrictions on everything) but if you really want chickens it couldnt hurt to try. Good Luck.
     
  4. Mt. Baker Quail

    Mt. Baker Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio [​IMG] Good luck [​IMG]
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  8. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and [​IMG] ! That doesn't sound right [​IMG] I think I would check with someone over there head and see if they say the same. Good luck
     
  9. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi Good Luck with the township folks............. [​IMG]
     
  10. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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