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The City Council’s Land Use, Housing and Transportation Committee voted yesterday to support looking into making urban chickens legal in Richmond.
Why all the fuss about backyard chickens? Proponents say that homegrown poultry offers a multitude of benefits — environmental, social and nutritional. A hen clucks much more softly than a dog barks, generates less waste and offers an ideal alternative for people who wish to avoid factory farms. “It’s a basic food right to me,” [...]
Anybody got the straight dope on having chickens in the hood? I was wondering if you have any familiarity with the city’s codes regarding chicken coops in residential areas. I’ve heard/seen them in the neighbhorhood before, as well as in the Fan and Oregon Hill, but I can’t find any info on the city website. [...]