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Petition to allow urban chickens gains more support

Editor's note: This version corrects that the proposed chicken ordinance in 2015 did not pass.

Havre resident Al Garver is continuing his efforts to push the city to make owning chickens legal in Havre, gathering more than 450 signatures for a petition for the city to allow it.

In 2015, the city proposed allowing people to own chickens provided they meet a number of requirements, but one of those requirements was to have all neighbors with adjoining properties approve it, which Garver said he considers a “poison pill.”

Garver has been pushing the Havre City Council to allow urban chickens with...


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