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Toronto Chickens

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To Toronto 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 Toronto include: 1. Fresh, healthy, delicious eggs, free of pesticides and antibiotics. 2. Chickens eat table scrapes, reducing municipal solid 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. 5. Great pets - Chickens are people-friendly. Their behaviour is interesting and entertaining. 6. Chickens eat bugs, reducing our backyard pest population. We, the undersigned, citizens of the City of Toronto, urge Toronto City Council, to update the Toronto Municipal Code in order to permit the responsible keeping of backyard chickens.

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  • Cristal Zak
    Cristal Zak Canada, Toronto
    May 26, 2017
    May 26, 2017
    This is the healthiest most natural way to have fresh eggs and teach children where our food comes from.
  • Coutney
    Coutney Canada, Etobicoke
    May 25, 2017
    May 25, 2017
    I would like raise chicken and quail and I live in north toronto and have plenty of space in the backyard.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    May 22, 2017
    May 22, 2017
    Having a few backyard chickens is great, and if you take care of them the risk of smells and rodents are a non issue.
  • Gwen Duda
    Gwen Duda Canada, Toronto
    May 21, 2017
    May 21, 2017
    Why not?
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