Thirty-five ‘backyard’ chickens registered/microchipped in city

Last week, 35 “backyard” chickens–owned by seven families–were registered and microchipped with the City of Perrysburg.

The microchipping was done by Toledo Zoo veterinarians with the assistance of Jeff Studer, Perrysburg animal control officer.

The registration and microchipping fee was $75 for each family.

In August, after a year of debate and discussion, Perrysburg City Council passed legislation not allowing chickens in the city. However, owners of chickens being raised at the time of legislation passage were permitted to keep the hens until they cease to exist and must adhere to regulations set by the city.

 

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