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Anyone in Goochland County, VA know the poultry laws?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by MontanaDolphin, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. MontanaDolphin

    MontanaDolphin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My family just moved to Goochland County Virginia, and although I searched the internet, I could not find the laws regarding poultry for my county.

    Is there anyone who could steer me in the right direction? My questions are: How many chickens can I have? Do I have to have a certain number of hens per rooster? Can I have a rooster? Am I allowed to own guineas? If so, can I let them roam free on my 8 1/2 acres so they can keep the tick population down, or do they have to be penned? Am I required to have some sort of license? Like if you own more than x amount of dogs, you need a kennel license?

    Thank you in advance! I also posted a similar post in the Virginia thread.
     
  2. Grundig

    Grundig New Egg

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    Depends on where you are in Goochland county - My best suggestion is check with the extension office - look for a woman name Shannon - she will set you right - http://offices.ext.vt.edu/goochland/
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