URBAN CHICKEN SURVEY
SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON BACKYARD CHICKENS IN TOWN LIMITS
Some residents in the Town of Barrhead have expressed interest in raising urban chickens within town limits. Currently, it is not an approved use on residential land
Urban chickens refer to the practice of keeping and raising chickens in urban environments, such as backyards. Proponents argue that they provide a sustainable source of fresh eggs, reduce waste through composting, and offer educational opportunities. However, critics raise concerns about noise, odours, potential health risks, and animal welfare.
The Town of Barrhead is conducting a survey to guage our residents' opinions on adopting a bylaw and policy allowing urban chickens within town limits. Your feedback is vital as we strive to make informed decisions that reflect the community's values and preferences.
TAKE THE SURVEY
Take our survey and share your opinion. Find the survey online at bit.ly/BarrheadUrbanChickens. You can also pick up a paper copy at our office, located at 5014 50 Ave.
Survey closes October 15, 2023.