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Twice rejected, backyard chickens back on table in Rolling Meadows

Twice rejected, backyard chickens back on table in Rolling Meadows


Twice rejected, backyard chickens back on table in Rolling Meadows

A little more than a year after city leaders rejected calls to allow backyard chickens, a new Rolling Meadows council is open to the idea. Former Alderman Rob Banger Jr. tried twice to get egg-laying hens permitted in residential yards -- in 2014 and 2018 -- but concerns over cleanliness, the possible increase in predators like coyotes, and diversion of city staff time scuttled the proposals.

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