Raising Chickens

Beginners Guide To Chicken Keeping

»Posted by on Apr 8, 2009 in Raising Chickens | 0 comments

There are a few considerations when thinking about whether or not to start keeping chickens. The first is whether or not it is actually allowed in your area. Once you know if it is allowed you will also have to take into consideration any limits imposed such as if there is a specified minimum distance from neighbours for the coop placement and also how many chickens are allowed as these things will obviously affect the size and placement of the coop you build. For instance the ordinance that was passed for keeping chickens in Ann Arbor requires a permit to be applied for either 2 chickens or (up to) 6 chickens, and they must always be kept in a covered or fenced enclosure.   The Cost of Keeping Chickens   Another consideration is the cost. The expenses...

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