Evansville (Wisconsin) Backyard Chickens
The City of Evansville currently does not have an ordinance that allows for "backyard hen keeping."
Backyard Chicken keeping has the following benefits:
1) Economic, Nutritional benefits: Keeping backyard chickens gives residents an opportunity to participate in local and sustainable food practices, creates food security, expands local food supply and gives people delicious eggs.
2) Educational: Expands educational opportunities for children in the community (i.e. 4H) and provides an opportutity to learn responsibility and compassion for animals.
3) Improves soil health: Decreases pests, weed seeds and creates nitrogen-rich, organic fertilizer.
4) Easy and Fun: Chickens (hens) are quiet, have low space requirements, and are easy to manage.
We respectfully request that the City of Evansville, Wisconsin implement an ordinance that would allow residents to keep a limited number of hens under rules established by the city.
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