Raising quail in MA license?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by glewis121, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. glewis121

    glewis121 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have 10 coturnix but just hatched out 25 more and never really thought about it but do you need a license to keep them in MA? What about if i wanted to sell some of the eggs/meet?

    Anyone know? And if I need a license where do you go?
     
  2. glewis121

    glewis121 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just found this: http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/wildlife/living/keeping_wildlife.htm

    All animals or groups of animals below may be possessed, propagated, maintained, imported, bought, sold, or otherwise disposed of without the need for a MassWildlife permit or license (321 CMR 9.02). MassWildlife does not regulate these animals.


    Below it lists : Common Coturnix or Coturnix Quail.


    Does this mean i dont need a license to keep or even sell them???


    Anyone know?
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    No It Means That You Do Not Need A Permit To Sell Them As Far As Fish And Wildlife Is Concerned In Mass. If You Are Selling Meat (butchered Birds) You May Have To Have A Permit For That.... But At Least You Dont Have State Licensure To Posess Or Farm Them!
     

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