Jacksonville florida- can we have chickens?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gatorbrenna, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. gatorbrenna

    gatorbrenna New Egg

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    I cannot find any where on line that says yes or no to chickens in duval county florida. I really want chickens. Anyone know if it's a go?
     
  2. Odelia

    Odelia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Call your city hall and ask what your poultry laws are.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hope you will be able to have chickens. Welcome to Backyard Chickens.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    I hope you can keep chickens!
     
  7. SuperK

    SuperK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Gatorbrenna,
    Sadly most cities have adopted the Cookie cutter MUNI-CODE set of laws that are a generic set of legislation designed to make things easier for the City, not the people they were supposedly there to serve. There is good news though, as Lauren T. pushed to change the law and worked to get a new way of looking at things. Its a small article, but it shows that chickens are being re-introduced to the area. There are limits, and roosters are not allowed nor can you have more than 5 hens if your land area is less than 1.5 acres, but you can have them! It also give a phone number to call for more info.
    Here is the link to the story:
    http://www.news4jax.com/news/jacksonville-allows-chickens-in-backyards/24037244
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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