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March 27, 2013

Here a chick, there a chick

Backyard flocks grow in popularity

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But the chicken owners disagree with ordinances such as those.

“There is a lot of misinformation out there, which people can get from television or children’s books,” said Michael Choquette, secretary for the New Hampshire Poultry Fanciers Association. “A barking dog can make just as much noise as a rooster can.”

Layon said cleanliness shouldn’t be an issue.

“If you have someone not taking care of birds, that’s the only time there’s an issue with it being unsanitary,” she said. “I don’t think that’s an issue that should be resolved by zoning.”

Evans said he hopes Londonderry officials eventually reconsider their current rules.

“This is New Hampshire, the Live Free or Die state,” he said. “I know neighbors want everything to be perfect, but that’s not how things work.”

FREE POULTRY NUTRITION SEMINAR

Andrew Beals of Poulin Grain, Inc. will be the Presenter

WHEN___Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 7 pm

WHERE___DERRY FEED & SUPPLY COMPANY

3 Martin Street, Derry, NH 03038

TOPICS__RAISING THE BACKYARD FLOCK, incl...brooding, feeding, husbandry, and answers to your questions.

Space is limited call to reserve a seat at 603‐432‐2921. (BUD)

*Doorprises __ *Refreshments___See you soon

Here a chick, there a chick Derry Feed & Supply, 3 Martin St., will host a free poultry nutrition seminar March 28 at 7 p.m. Andrew Beals of Poulin Grain Inc. will offer information on brooding, feeding, husbandry and more, as well as answer questions. It's free, but space is limited. Call 432-2921 to reserve a space. There will be door prizes and refreshments.

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