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Keeping urban chickens in St. Paul

For St. Paulites looking for the fresh eggs and other pleasures associated with keeping urban chickens, there are a few regulations — obtaining neighbors’ consent, a coop inspection — that have to be complied with before the hens can come home. Below, Ward 5 St. Paul city council member and chicken keeper Amy Brendmoen explains these rules and talks about some of the responsibilities and unique pleasures of keeping chickens in the city.

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  1. Submitted by jody rooney on 08/30/2013 - 12:07 pm.

    At least they have a better chance at survival in St. Paul

    than in our neighborhood, where I watched a very well fed coyote gallop across the road with a plump chicken in its mouth last week.

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