For nearly two years, one Marietta man fought county leaders for his right to keep chickens in his backyard.
He lost and had to relocate all of his foul and their hen house, but the commission might be changing their mind on the backyard bird ban.
"It's heartbreaking, it really is," said backyard bird advocate Joseph Pond. "We had a hard time getting past it."
Pond hopes the county commission will present reasonable legislation that allows his flock to come back.
"It's not for everyone, but we are talking about property rights here," said Pond. "Even though you may not want a chicken or a hen or a duck - you know, it's your property and you should have the right to do what you want on it."
The Cobb County Commission holds the first of two hearings Tuesday at 7 p.m.
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