Anyone get cited for having more than your local ordinance allows?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Alanin502, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. Alanin502

    Alanin502 Hatching

    Sep 8, 2013
    I live in Louisville and as I understand it, we are only allowed 5 hens plus 1 roo. Well I don't have any roos so it is my assumption that I'm still permitted to have 6 birds. Is that correct? I had a flock of 4 hens and yesterday bought 4 Golden Comets to go with my 3 Australorps and 1 RIR. That of course means I have 8 hens in my fenced in back yard and 2 over the limit.

    If the city was to find out I have 8, would they just issue me a warning to reduce by 2 or do you get a stiff fine? [​IMG]
  2. Probably just get a letter saying to get rid of 2.
    Unlikely they'll find out unless you get a neighbor who hates the girls.

    Best of luck!

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