Can you help me interpret this?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by TillinWithMyPeeps, May 5, 2009.

  1. TillinWithMyPeeps

    TillinWithMyPeeps Waiting for Spring...

    Aug 22, 2008
    After the city ordinance says that poultry is illegal it says this:

    (e) This section does not apply to a person exhibiting such animals at a public show, parade or public institution.

    Do you think I would be able to do some sort of show online or actually in person everyonce in a while to have them considered "show chickens" ?
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I take it as "if you show the birds you raise, then you are allowed to keep them".
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Quote:I show my birds to anyone who will look.

    ETA: Is Pet Smart a "public instution"? If so, take your chooks there from time to time.
    Last edited: May 5, 2009
  4. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    Could you please post the part of the ordinance that says poultry is illegal? They may have added this line so that people bringing poultry into the city for show purposes (at the fair, etc.) are not breaking the law by having clucks at the show. It may not mean that you can legally keep/raise showbirds in the city limits...
  5. SproutGirl

    SproutGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Missoula, Montana
    I would assume that it applies only to the time that you are showing the animal, such as at a fair. You might contact your local animal control for clarification.
  6. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    Quote:This is my feeling too. It's like they said "no you can't have poultry in town, UNLESS you are showing them at a fair"...or something along those lines.
  7. TillinWithMyPeeps

    TillinWithMyPeeps Waiting for Spring...

    Aug 22, 2008
    Quote:That is how I read it. Here is the original line:

    No person shall keep or maintain any horse, cattle, swine, sheep, poultry or other livestock within the City limits
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