My town changed it law but there is no wording for roosters

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by Mikedero, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Mikedero

    Mikedero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so my town just last month changed their laws to allow up to 20 chickens. but it does not state NO roosters. I would like a rooster to hatch my own eggs. Just wondering if I should risk it.

    I am going to ask my neighbors what they think about this if it will bother them
     
  2. llandry

    llandry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think if they didn't specify no roosters they would ok. My towns laws were VERY clear. Only four chickens and no roosters.
     
  3. Faenauliel

    Faenauliel Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not allowed roosters in my county. Unfortunately, one of the 2 Silkies that I got as hatchlings ended up being a rooster.... I couldn't bring myself to harvest him (he's too small yet anyway) nor give him to any of the people in our area that keep roosters (because I was afraid they would use him to train their fighting cocks [​IMG]). In order to 'solve' my issue, I just continued bringing them in and putting them back into my 'hatchling enclosure' (a large plastic bin with a screen top) that I keep in a utility closet. Then, I don't put him out until after 10 am. My neighbors seem ok with it as long as he doesn't wake them up with the sun!
    O;-)
     

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