quick ? for you... are chickens livestock???

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by ashylove, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. ashylove

    ashylove Out Of The Brooder

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    our handbook says specifically no livestock... do chickens count? (not that it matters... i still plan on having them) i just need to know how cautious i need to be... and if there are any arguments i can have ready!!! (ie.. chickens are not livestock) any help? and no i do not plan on having roos... too noisy for us... that would get me in trouble for sure!!!
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I'm don't know where you live, but here in s. florida, where I live, they are livestock. My dumb animal control told me I've got to get rid of my chickens, but, I can keep my ducks??? [​IMG] I'm going to do whatever it takes to keep my babies.
     
  3. your_pal_skip

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    Where I live (boise), it depends on how many you have. Three and under are considered pets and are allowed in the city, four or more birds are livestock and require a permit.
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Quote:thats what I'm hoping for, to get a permit, I'd surely pay for it, no questions asked.
     
  5. ashylove

    ashylove Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:lol... is the 3 as pets rule the same when they are bantams? we are in nc(and military [​IMG] )oops... haha [​IMG]
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    To me, nope! They are considered pets just like your house birds! [​IMG]
     
  7. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
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    Usually the code will specify what is considered "livestock", but generally chickens are listed under "poultry".
     
  8. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
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    Quote:Thats the way our ordinance reads here In Macon Co. Il. Sandy
     
  9. sugarbush

    sugarbush Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is what the dictionary says:
    livestock

    noun
    any animals kept for use or profit
     
  10. ashylove

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    Quote:so if i dont sell the eggs i am good? same with a cow... if i dont sell the milk i should be fine!!! lol [​IMG]
     

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