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A group is pressing the city of Hudson to permit residents to keep up to five laying hens in their backyards.

Hudson Urban Chickens, established by Jen Heriot, is expected to present its proposal to the City Council at its next meeting.


The group is hoping the full council will see the issue differently than the Public Safety Committee, which voted 2-1 against its request.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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