SL planners to consider allowing chic...

SL planners to consider allowing chickens in back yards

There are 6 comments on the Grand Haven Tribune story from Jul 29, 2009, titled SL planners to consider allowing chickens in back yards. In it, Grand Haven Tribune reports that:

Chicken discussion will rule the roost during Tuesday's Spring Lake Planning Commission meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Barber School, 102 W. Buchanan St.

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United States

#1 Jul 30, 2009
Who gives a cluck?

Since: Jul 08

United States

#2 Aug 18, 2009
I do! I dont care to hear them while Im tryn to sleep or if theyre not kept clean, i dont want to smell them.
This isnt a farm community, I cant believe it is even being brought up.
You want a chicken? go to

Since: Jul 08

United States

#3 Aug 20, 2009
ya want a chicken/go to Kentucky fried. lol
just kidding

Albuquerque, NM

#4 Aug 21, 2009
Chickens go to sleep earlier than you do, so you really wouldn't have to worry about the noise (not that they are loud to begin with), and as long as the flock is kept small, the smell would really never be a problem either.

I'd prefer chickens in my neighbor's backyard to loud and smelly dogs.

Albuquerque, NM

#5 Aug 21, 2009
My sister in law lives there and wants chickens--- if you are wondering why a random person from New Mexico is commenting.

Since: Jul 08

United States

#6 Aug 21, 2009
thanks for the info Carrie,and i surley dont like loud smelly dogs! lol Ive had lots of experience with them as neighbors.
So I guess the chicken wins.

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