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Rockville residents sound off on backyard chickens

Several dozen people flocked to a town hall meeting in Rockville Tuesday night on the question of whether people should be allowed to keep backyard chickens.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:57am EDT

Tags: Rockville, michelle basch, Montgomery County

6 chickens taken from farm returned safely

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 06:20pm EST

Tags: Carroll County,

Owner saves thousands of chicks from fire in Va.

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 08:41am EST

Tags: Shenandoah County,

Kicked from the coop: Urban farmers ditching chickens

Just a few miles from where River Road ends in Poolesville, Md., a second life beings for animals that have been discarded, abandoned and left to die.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 07:41am EDT

Tags: urban farming, alicia lozano, Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary

Charge dismissed in Va. Beach chicken case

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 07:50am EDT

Tags: Virginia Beach

70,000 chickens found dead in Md., man charged

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says a 21- year-old man has been charged in connection with the deaths of nearly 70,000 chickens.

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 06:42am EDT


Md. students learn by raising chickens at school

When the young students at Ava Wanas Montessori School in Sykesville were recently learning about Mexico, the school's administration thought making egg burritos and quesadillas would be a fun way to bring the lesson to life.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 01:34pm EDT

Tags: Carroll County,

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 09:03am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Arlington County, Metro, bed bugs, Facebook

Chicken debate heats up in Annapolis

Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen has proposed an ordinance to allow city residents to keep as many as five hens, but no roosters, on their properties.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 08:39am EDT

Tags: Annapolis, michelle basch, Josh Cohen

Man sues county to keep pet goat, ducks, chickens

A Chesapeake City man has filed a federal suit against Cecil County claiming its order to get rid of his pet goat, six chickens and two ducks violates his freedom of religion.

Saturday - 02/11/2012, 08:05am EST

Tags: Cecil County, Craig Balunsat, goat, ducks,