Backyard Chickens

Capital Region News
9:54 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Backyard Chickens On Hold In Hudson

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If you live in Hudson, scratch those chicken plans... for now...  

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11:44 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Make Way For The Chickens!

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Citizens of one upstate New York city may soon be breaking fresh eggs - the US Department of Agriculture has called the city of Hudson a "food desert" - that's about to change... Last night the so-called "Chicken Law" passed: The Register-Star reports that Hudson residents will be allowed to keep up to five hens on their property - the law, which awaits approval of Mayor William Hallenbeck Jr., will "help people meet their needs for quality, cost-effective nutrition.

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New York News
12:59 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Growing Trend: Raising Chickens in City Backyards

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The idea of tending small flocks of chickens in urban and suburban areas is growing as more city leaders across the country pass regulations allowing residents to keep backyard chickens. 

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