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FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. -- Your neighbor probably has a pet dog in the backyard but what about a chicken?

Backyard chickens are actually becoming more popular.

There are no hard numbers, but the website backyardchickens.com has almost half a million users.

FOX8 On Your Side's Melissa Painter found some family members in Forsyth County who say backyard chickens even save them money.