Should I get some geese?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by Chiko, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    When I first moved to this part of the city, I had over 20 chickens, a turkey and about 10 ducks...when the cops found out he told me there was only 6 chickens allowed, 2 ducks, no roosters, no turkeys, no game birds, and no geese. And yesterday I was walking through the park and Saw a house that had 2 geese, a rooster, 3 pheasants, 5 ducks, and about 10 chickens. I asked if there was a permit they got and he said that they have never gotten in trouble even though their animals are in plain sight of the park, the road, and the other houses, they said the cops did get mad at them, but only for the chickens....We live about 2 minutes from eachother and in the same area with the same amount of neighbors and the same space between houses...would it be safe If I sold most of my chickens and my 2 ducks to get a pair of geese? I have all the things geese need...What do you guys think?
     
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Whatever the rules are in your area, you probably will want to follow them. If it were me and geese were not allowed, I wouldn't get them because it won't be fair to the geese if you have to get rid of them if you get caught. Just my 2 cents.

    Check your area's ordinances to make sure what is allowed and what is not allowed.
     
  3. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    It only takes one irrate neighbor to ruin it for you. I love my geese and hope I never have to live anywhere I can`t keep them, but I`ve had neighbor trouble before. You might try speaking to your neighbors and expressing your desire to get some, but geese are loud and of course everyone has a mean goose story, so if your neighbors have kids, you might think about that one. Good luck and Merry Christmas........Pop
     
  4. rodneywolfe

    rodneywolfe New Egg

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    A friend gave me ten geese once. I live in the country and have a lot of room, but geese are messy creatures who leave "little" piles of waste all over the yard. I gave them away, and will now just stick with chickens (penned) and maybe a few rabbits.
    I could certainly imagine a neighbor not wanting them in his/her yard. I would not want my neighbor to have geese that wandered around my yard. [​IMG]
     

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