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Petitioning Council Member, At-Large Brian Ayer and 6 others

The Common Council of Noblesville Indiana: Legalize chickens within the corporate city limits

The benefits are healthy!

• Fresh, healthy, delicious eggs, free of pesticides
and antibiotics.
• Chickens eat table scraps, reducing waste.
• Chickens are omnivores that eat weeds, slugs, small rodents
and bugs, reducing our backyard pest
• Chicken eggs are a cheap, sustainable food source and can help families survive in the event of disruptions in the commercial delivery system.
• Keeping chickens is a important traditional survival skill.
• Chickens make great pets as they affectionate, intelligent, and entertaining.
• Children and adults receive a valuable education about animals, food sources, and responsible animal keeping.

Chickens are not "farm animals"- they are pets with benefits!

• Hens are quiet and do not crow!
• A small flock of 6 hens doesn't stink.
• Hens don’t need roosters to lay eggs.
• A small flock of 6 hens is clean and easy to care for.
• Backyard hens are disease-free. Diseases are a large factory problem.
• Hens won’t attract new predators that aren’t already in the area.
• A well-tended hen house can fit in with any neighborhood aesthetic.
• With only 6 hens, waste is kept to a minimum and doubles as fertilizer.

We want to make owning a few hens legal in Noblesville.
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This petition was delivered to:
  • Council Member, At-Large
    Brian Ayer
  • Council Member, At-Large
    Jeff Zeckel
  • Council Member-District 1
    Roy Johnson
  • Council Member-District 2
    Stephen Wood
  • Council Member-District 3
    Rick Taylor
  • Council Member-District 4
    Mark Boice
  • Council Member-District 5
    Greg O'Connor

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