A small flock of laying hens shouldn’t give your neighbours any reason to be worried and, in my experience, a gifted box of freshly laid eggs can go a long way to maintaining good neighbourly relations!
However, neighbours and chickens don’t always get along. Your neighbours may have cause to complain to local authorities, including your local Council and Environmental Health, if you allow your flock to become a nuisance or a health hazard.
To enjoy your flock, and to avoid upsetting your neighbours, follow the easy guidance I have provided for you.
It’s true, rats and chickens go together. Mice and chickens also go together. (It’s also true that the sight of something scampering across the lawn is enough to terrify most…