feed the livestock laws

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by quickchickie, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. quickchickie

    quickchickie New Egg

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    hello
    i have a small mini farm i have called many resturaunts about getting there scraps to supplement the high cost of feed. im not asking for table scraps but leftovers and prep items,ie;lettuce,celery,carrots,any and all vegatables plus . i am told they are not allowed,im not getting anywhere on thisi have contacted the atty general mike dewine,stark county health dept,ohio agriculture green feed and seed now animal health does anyone know if there are restrictions or laws that pertaining to this. maybe i can get a letter of consent .so much food is going to waste and it being put in dumps just makes the rats getter fatter.those of us mini farmers would benefit from this very much.and help keep the city green.any suggestions to help. so far no one i have contacted know of this situation.
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    The reason has to do with liability. Plus there is no obligation on the part of any company to give away their waste.
     
  3. Chicks on DL

    Chicks on DL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are not above dumpster diving, once it is in the dumpster it is considered abandoned.
     
  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    You might want to fact check this. Dumpsters outside a store are private property & "dumpster diving" could result in a trespassing charge
     
  5. Chicks on DL

    Chicks on DL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree, you should check the laws where you live.
     
  6. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    It's not likely you're going to get anybody to give you anything.
    The laws are too strict, and you seem to be expecting them to seperate their waste just for you.

    Even places that allow it require it to be cooked before feeding animals
     

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