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TOPIC:   Question for the Week of June 11th 


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JIBBIE49
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6/21/12 6:33 P

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i grew up on a farm and i know that hens lay better when they have a Rooster in the flock, as they have less anxiety. BUT, he will crow that is true.
We had some chickens here but my husband was to lazy to make a coop & just let them rome around the backyard and they made an awful mess. When he put an add in the shopper for them, we had a couple dozen calls from people wanting them.


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BLUESKY081979
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6/13/12 3:25 P

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My parents live in a rural area where each yard has at least an acre of land.
My parents had chickens and I think our neighbors had a love/hate relationship for the chickens.
I personally do not care for chickens. I would hate it if my neighbor had them.



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DAP1313
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6/12/12 9:25 A

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I had a small flock, and had less problems and waste than I did with my dogs. I always got a kick out of watching them pecking around for bugs, and I didn't have a bug problem. I do agree that roosters should not be in the city plus you don't need them to get eggs. I personally like hearing a rooster crow, but I know some people don't. Though let's face it there is always someone who pushes the boundaries.




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CAROLISCIOUS
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6/11/12 7:30 P

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I agree with Carol...you have to make sure it won't disturb your neighbors.

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4DOGNIGHT
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6/11/12 11:46 A

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Not in my neighborhood where the homes are close together but in larger more rual areas I wouldn't have a problem with it. Carol

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DAP1313
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6/11/12 11:00 A

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There are a lot of people who want to keep a small flock of chickens in their backyards for home use. How do you feel about having chickens as neighbors? It would be a small less than 5 hens and no roosters.

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