Should backyard chickens be allowed in Oak Island?


OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — Oak Island residents are voicing their arguments on whether they should be allowed to own chickens.

At a town council meeting Tuesday night, at least one resident voiced her concern that allowing residents to own chickens could lead to foul smells and increased fecal bacteria running into waters.

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After hearing these concerns, town council decided to reschedule the meeting for June.