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Ingersoll Council Turns Down Request To Raise Chickens In Town

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Ingersoll council has decided to keep the bylaw that bans live chickens within the town's boundaries. They had received a request to amend a bylaw that was passed in 2016, prohibiting the raising of poultry in town.

INGERSOLL - If you want chickens in Ingersoll you are going to have to get them from a restaurant or a store because Council has decided to keep the law that bans live chickens within the town's boundaries.

They had received a request to amend a bylaw that was passed in 2016 that prohibited the raising of poultry in town.

The major concern at the time was the possible threat of Avian Flu, a view that the current council sided with in turning down the request.

(Article Submitted by retired reporter and Heart FM volunteer Brian Donlevy)

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