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Wylie Woman Wants Town's Chicken Ordinance Changed

July 05, 2018 - 7:06 am

WYLIE (1080 KRLD / NBCDFW) - A North Texas woman is trying to get city leaders to change an ordinance that prohibits families from keeping chickens in their backyard.

Celia Lemons got some chickens earlier this year for her two sons to take care of but she received a notice from the City of Wylie a few weeks ago that chickens were not allowed.

Lemons did find a new home for the chickens. But she's also gathering signatures on a petition to convince city leaders to change the ordinance. 

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