Dyed / Colored Chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shanshan51, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. shanshan51

    shanshan51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am curious about the laws on coloring chicks then selling them later. I know that many companies sell them as Easter Chicks. But I am looking at doing it more to learn males from females, etc. But I sell my chicks as well. So will I get in trouble living in California if my chicks still are slightly colored when listing to sell?
     
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  2. pek

    pek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thinks it is illegal to sell the ester egg chicks, it is where I am anyway. But what you can do is put some color on the top off their heads so you can tell, everyone who sells I know does that, but just letting you know, I'm not an expert in law.
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    its illegal where i live to
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's also illegal here in Va if you are selling them. It's not illegal to color the heads to mark them though ,that was a good idea [​IMG].You could also band them
     
  6. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are many different ways to "mark" your birds besides coloring their feathers/fluff.
     

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