Residents of this Iowa town asked to get rid of their chickens

A poultry business is brewing in Ogden. Residents who own chickens are told that the birds must fly in the coop. They received letters last month informing them that it is illegal to keep cattle in the town. Which goes against what they say city officials told them previously. , we know that chickens have been around forever. We have no problem with that, but it’s against city code,” said Kari Sanculi, an Ogden resident who owns chickens. She and other residents who own chickens feel misled. who had roosters got rid of them. They say now the noise is minimal, while the benefits of owning chickens are abundant. “You can eat the eggs. you can eat the chicken. You get fertilizer from the manure of your yard and keep the pests away,” said Wilfredo Fonseca, an Ogden resident who owns chickens. They say that they have six months to get rid of their chickens. They know it looks like the city has made up its mind and wants the chickens. But they won’t stop trying to reach a compromise that allows the chickens to stay. “We will use this grace period to see what the next step is,” Sanculi said. We received no response to emails sent to the mayor, city council, city administrator and city clerk. Ogden…

A poultry business is brewing in Ogden.

Residents who own chickens are told that the birds must fly in the coop.

They received letters last month informing them that it is illegal to keep cattle in the town.

Which goes against what they say city officials told them previously.

“City council members have repeatedly said that we know chickens have been around forever. We have no problem with that, but it’s against city code,” said Kari Sanculi, a resident of ‘Ogden who owns chickens.

She and other residents who own chickens feel misled.

To say that those who had roosters got rid of them.

They say now the noise is minimal, while the benefits of owning chickens are abundant.

“You can eat the eggs. You can eat the chicken. You get fertilizer from the manure. They eat the bugs out of your garden and keep the pests away,” said Wilfredo Fonseca, an Ogden resident who owns chickens.

They say they have six months to get rid of their chickens.

They know it looks like the town has made up its mind and wants the chickens out.

But they won’t stop efforts to reach a compromise that allows the chickens to stay.

“We’re going to use this grace period to see what’s next,” Sanculi said.

We received no response to emails sent to the Mayor, City Council, City Administrator and City Clerk of Ogden.

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