Two day extension granted in battle to return roosters

Show fowl fancier Brenton Coyne has been granted an extension of two days to pay the $3500 fine required to return his 40 roosters that were confiscated by Burdekin Shire Council on 26 August.

Show fowl fancier Brenton Coyne has been granted an extension of two days to pay the $3500 fine required to return his 40 roosters confiscated by Burdekin Shire Council on 26 August. The extension comes after Mr Coyne chained himself to the Burdekin Shire Council Chambers yesterday, protesting the fine due at 2 pm that…

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Marina is an experienced journalist who has reported from different countries around the world, with a particular interest in local features that impact a community. Making the move last year from Sydney, she has been with Burdekin Local News since its beginnings and enjoys covering health stories, ... more