Do you have to have a permit to own a Emu?

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by Maryallison, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Maryallison

    Maryallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Florida and I have no plans on getting a emu right away. Even though the idea of getting one is very exciting! [​IMG] Someone told me the other day you had to have a permit just to own one! [​IMG] Really? Anyone know the answer to that?
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    No, you don't need a permit here in Florida as far as I know. When my friend had her license done for pheasant, quail etc.. by the State a few months ago she asked about Emu, they said no, you don't need one.
     
  3. Maryallison

    Maryallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks! Why does she have one for pheasant & quail?
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    In the State of FL you are required to get a permit for pheasant, some quail , certain waterfowl/ ducks etc.. through the Dept of Fish & Game.
     

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