Flock Focus Friday, 6/19/15

Legalizing Backyard Chickens- video at The Chicken Chick®

Chicken yard in Suffield, Connecticut via www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
This week was highlighted by yet another appearance before my town’s Zoning Commission in an attempt to get them to pass a reasonable backyard chicken keeping regulation. The town’s proposed reg comes on the heels of their extremely costly, failed lawsuit to force me to get rid of my chickens. It was quite clear that they are very sore losers from their conduct during the meeting, interrupting speakers, rolling eyes, making faces, playing on cell phones and whispering throughout.

While the proposed regulation actually contained some reasonable and even, progressive provisions, the first selectman intentionally added completely unreasonable restrictions that made it wholly unenforceable, and unpalatable to even the most fervent chicken supporters. The standing-room-only meeting room was overwhelmingly in support of backyard chickens and against the regulation. The commission declined to act on the petition, deferring it to next month when they hope The Chicken People will have lost their zeal for and interest in the proposal. We won’t.
The standing-room-only meeting room was overwhelmingly in support of backyard chickens and against the regulation.
true Araucana chick
True Araucana chick.
True Araucana chick via www.The-Chicken.Chick.com
True Araucana chick.
Caesar, Serama rooster via www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
Caesar, Serama rooster.
Chicken coop window box, via www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
Mr. Chicken Chick’s latest project.
Polish crested chick via via www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
 Polish Crested chick.  (cockerel)
Mille fleur d'Uccle via www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
Mille fleur d’Uccle chick
Light Sussex rooster.
Chevy (Light Sussex)
Please enjoy the flowers, but don't pick 'em.
Friday morning happy hour- coffee up!
I don't like morning people. Or mornings. Or people.
Chicken word art via www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
Coffee's not working- get the jumper cables.
Pass the coffee, hold the small-talk.
I never say "good morning" until after my first cup of coffee, because before that, it isn't.
I've got a fever and the only prescription is MORE COFFEE.
Deep down I'm secretly a morning person. Very deep down, like the bottom of my coffee cup.
 The early bird can have the worm. I'll take coffee.
Does it look like I've had my coffee? Then why are you still talking?
Fowl party foul.
 A yawn is a silent scream for coffee.
Is it Friday yet?
chicken dreams
Chicken photo bomb

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