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Selling Meat Birds

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by issac, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. issac

    issac New Egg

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    How do you sell meat birds in Michigan. What are the laws? Who is liable if a person gets sick?
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are many regulations regarding the slaughter of meat for sale. There are also "cottage Food" laws and small farm exemptions or out right loop holes. It depends on how many birds per year and who you sell to. If you have 20 meat birds you intend to slaughter and your neighbor, relative, ect. want to buy six of the birds, that is not a big deal, but it's best to warn them of potential illness IMHO. Here is a site that can get you started that has several web addresses, enabling you to do more research. http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mda/MDA_guide_chapter5_335565_7.pdf . The bigger and wider your operation and sales are, the greater your responsibility. Good luck!
     

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