RoadRunners wanted?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by jearl, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. jearl

    jearl Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone have Roadrunner eggs or young for sale?
     
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2011
  2. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    RoadRunners cant be kept as pets.
     
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Cant you post your reference?

    I know native animals are not to be kept as pets but that's native to your state not the whole USA.

    I cant keep black an white polecats in Ga but I can keep the gray an white ones because they are not native to Ga.
     
  4. lasergrl

    lasergrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    I found a loophole. Only the Greater Roadrunner is on that list which means that the Lesser Roadrunner would be keepable.
     
  6. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Native bird laws tend to cover the entire US due to the migratory bird act. Most birds that do any traveling are protected across the whole country which makes it hard to own any of the native birds even if they aren't native to your state.
     
  7. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The greater roadrunner is the only species in the U.S. And they really do run down the roads all day, at least around here, lol. Neither type migrates. I'm guessing that the lesser roadrunner would probably not be a welcome guest in the U.S.

    Vocalizing: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Greater_Roadrunner/sounds
     
  8. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    Then the Lesser Roadrunner would be considered an exotic species-even easier to be allowed to keep.
     
  9. NewHopePoultry

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    I cant find any where that states its ok to keep roadrunners.
     
  10. lasergrl

    lasergrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You dont need it to say its ok, just lack of law against it.
     

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