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Roosters not allowed in my city.

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances' started by thaolan98, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. thaolan98

    thaolan98 Hatching

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    I've had it for 13 weeks along with 2 chickens. Today I found a note on my door asking me to get rid of my rooster. Are there any loopholes to this or any places I should donate the rooster? I know I'll miss him and I don't want him to be eaten. :(
     

  2. 273816

    273816 Chirping

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    I found a farm for my two roosters. You just have to look around, I found mine a home in less than a day.

    Best of luck,
    Rachel. [​IMG]
     
  3. thaolan98

    thaolan98 Hatching

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    I don't want a place where they will eat my rooster. :(
     
  4. aafairchild

    aafairchild Chirping

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    Who posted the note? If it was LE or zoning, make them quote the law you are violating. They don't normally ask, they order. Kind of makes me think it was a neighbor.

    Alice
     
  5. thaolan98

    thaolan98 Hatching

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    It was a neighbor. They told me to look at the city code for animals and I did. Now I don't know what to do with the rooster.
     
  6. 273816

    273816 Chirping

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    Oh, gosh, no. They're not going to eat them! They wanted them as pets because they sell fertilised eggs for people to buy and hatch.

    Rachel.
     
  7. thaolan98

    thaolan98 Hatching

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    My mother doesn't consider them as pets. She hates all animals in general. Idk. Everybody I know wants to eat him. D:
     

  8. thaolan98

    thaolan98 Hatching

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    I think I'll have to put him down. His leg is broken and he can barely move. It's been 5 great months and I'll truly miss him.:(
     
  9. paramount

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    Were I you, I would tell the neighbor to stay off your property.
     
  10. thaolan98

    thaolan98 Hatching

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    I don't know what to do anymore... I must not kill the rooster.
     

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