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To Keep Peace, Conn. City Considers Ban on Roosters

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Bristol officials are considering banning roosters to end the birds’ early-morning wake-up calls.

The Bristol Press reports that the city’s Zoning Commission is responding to a rising number of complaints. It’s considering the ban in residential areas.

Farmers would not be affected by new rules being considered. And those who now own roosters would be allowed to keep the birds, but not replace them when they die.

The city lets residents keep up to a dozen chickens in many residential areas with no specific wording in regulations about roosters.

City Planner Alan Weiner said the zoning enforcement officer typically speaks with the owner of a rooster subject of complaints. He said most understand the problem and get rid of the bird, but some refuse.

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Information from: The Bristol Press, http://www.bristolpress.com

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