legalizing hens in salem or: Salem, Oregon Our C.I.T.Y. Makes the Front Page of the Wall Street Journal with Urban Chickens - 07/15/09 08:53 AM
The long awaited article by Wall Street Journal reporter Nick Timiroas was finally published today on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. Chickens In The Yard and the city of Salem are big news in the Urban Chicken movement thanks to the efforts of Barbara Polermo and other chicken supporters in our community.
Read the article and watch the video here:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124761681413642361.html
I have written about the Urban Hen Movement before and have been part of trying to make it legal for those who would like to have a few backyard hens as pets and for more control over … (2 comments)

legalizing hens in salem or: Chickens Do Not Reduce Property Values - 05/10/09 03:43 PM
One of the arguments against allowing backyard hens is that chickens kept within city limits will cause a reduction in property values.
This simply isn't so. Many cities across the nation already allow backyard hens. Real estate statistics show that property values in these cities have gained over the years. (It has only been since the current mortgage crisis that value have begun to decline and this has occurred whether a city allows chickens or not.)
In Corvallis, there is no limit to the number of hens you can keep in your backyard, yet the average sale price there is $230,436 … (4 comments)

 
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