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Calgary Chickens

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To Calgary City Council: Chickens have existed in cities since the dawn of time, and they still exist all over the world. Benefits to raising hens in the City of Calgary include: 1. Fresh, healthy, delicious eggs, free of pesticides and antibiotics. 2. Chickens eat table scrapes, reducing municipal organic waste. 3. Chickens produce a rich fertilizer by-product, high in nitrogen, eliminating the need for petrochemical fertilizers. 4. Educational - teaches children where our food comes from and demonstrates responsible pet ownership(chores). 5. Great pets - Chickens are people-friendly. 6. Chickens eat bugs, reducing our backyard pest population. We, the undersigned, citizens of the City of Calgary, urge Calgary City Council, to update the Calgary Municipal Code in order to permit the responsible raising of backyard chickens.

  • Laura Sparrow
    Laura Sparrow Canada, Edmonton
    Jun 27, 2015
    Jun 27, 2015
    Why can I, and my neighbors, own barking dogs, but my right to own a food producing bird is denied? It is a much more humane life for these chickens to live as pets as opposed to a factory.
  • Gord hayes
    Gord hayes Canada, Calgary
    Apr 06, 2014
    Apr 06, 2014
    Urban farming is the only means to be sustainable as per the UN declaration of 2013.

    It is time we were all sustainable.

    This should be part of the Calgary initiatives for Food safety and food security. Grow Calgary, Imagine Calgary, Green Calgary and Calgary Eats are all good initiatives. Dont go half way.
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