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Wakefield talks chickens


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WAKEFIELD — The city of Wakefield planning commission considered implementing an ordinance to regulate chickens on residential properties.

According to city manager Rob brown there is a surplus of residences that maintain chickens within the city. He said under the current code residents are allowed to have as many chickens as they would like as long as they are not within 175 feet of another dwelling. He said the current code is very vague and doesn’t event specify whether or not roosters are permitted. According to Brown the Gogebic County Sheriff’s...