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Hen ordinance goes over easy

Council votes 3-0 to allow egg-layers in city

Beginning Oct. 1 Anniston residents can legally own and raise domesticated chickens in order to harvest their eggs.

The Anniston City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to amend an ordinance to allow hens inside the city limits.

Millie Harris

Anniston City Councilwoman Millie Harris speaks of chickens and eggs during a council meeting Tuesday night.