Law to Allow Hens One Step Closer

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Residents in Luzerne County fighting for backyard hens are one step closer to legally having chickens on their property.

Luzerne County officials voted Tuesday night in favor of sending a proposed ordinance to the planning and zoning board for its input on the law.

Until the ordinance changes, the three women who were threatened with citations in Pringle if they didn't remove their chickens still have to remove them or face fines within 30 days.