Five-year-old Ayla Macnab scoops fermented grain to feed her pet Silkie Bantam rooster, Dallas, on Tuesday in Dufur, Ore. The tiny bird has run afoul of a 2012 city ordinance in rural Dufur that bans roosters. The girl's family says she bought the bird a month before the ban went into effect and plans to appeal an order to relocate the rooster outside city limits.

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Five-year-old Ayla Macnab scoops fermented grain to feed her pet Silkie Bantam rooster, Dallas, on Tuesday in Dufur, Ore. The tiny bird has run afoul of a 2012 city ordinance in rural Dufur that bans roosters. The girl's family says she bought the bird a month before the ban went into effect and plans to appeal an order to relocate the rooster outside city limits.

Dufur girl, 5, wins worldwide support for rooster

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DUFUR, Ore. — There’s a big squawk in a small Oregon town over a 5-year-old girl who’s trying to hang on to her pet rooster despite an ordinance intended to stop the crowing.

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