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How many chickens can I keep???

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by RW19290, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Arcadia, California and i'm wondering how many chickens i can keep. Do I need to keep them a certain distance away from neighbors? Where can I find out all this? (besides local health board) Just wondering cause 25 chicks are coming.
     
  2. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    Animal Control usually has access to all the regulations. Be careful who and how you ask since the chicks are already coming. You may have to become a stealth chicken keeper. If you live within a municipality, it's unlikely that you will be able to keep all 25. Have fun and I wish you all success. [​IMG]
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I'd google local ordinances in my area and see if there are limits on livestock, I am certain there are. I'm sure it depends on wheter you are in city limits or not and there are most likely many other factors that will come into play as well such as acreage and distance from neighbors. Good Luck!
     
  4. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Be careful who and how you ask since the chicks are already coming.

    A.In my city, we're allowed to keep chickens because i saw a house with five. So that's not something to worry about. I'm just not sure about the limit if there is one.
     
  5. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    Just keep in mind that 'just because someone else has 5' doesn't mean THEY are abiding by the law. I'd still check. Good luck
     
  6. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Henry'schickens :

    Just keep in mind that 'just because someone else has 5' doesn't mean THEY are abiding by the law. I'd still check. Good luck

    I checked. We're allowed to keep as many as we want, but 100 ft away from neighbors.​
     
  7. Cordelia

    Cordelia New Egg

    you must have big gardens there...I dont think anywhere in our garden is ahundred feet from our neighbours!!

    good luck with your chickens....25?? im jealous :-D
     
  8. big greg barker

    big greg barker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stealth chicken farmer, I love it. I will be one also. laying plans for the stealth coop now. Chickens? What chickens? Oh, those areteenage mutant ninja parakeets......
     
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  9. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sorry i didn't clarify this. 100 ft away from neighbor's house not yard so we don't need to move them very far.
     
  10. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sorry i didn't clarify this. 100 ft away from neighbor's house not yard so we don't need to move them very far.

    and [​IMG]
     

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