Chicken broods can grow

Members of the Keizer City Council approved an increase to the number of backyard chickens permitted in Keizer, and added ducks to the mix, at its meeting Monday, April 20. 

The decision to relax development code restraints on backyard fowl was not without its detractors however. 

Councilor Marlene Parsons was the sole vote against it. 

“I don’t think we should raise the limit because they are not very neighbor . . .

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