starting chicken farm

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicken Rob, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. Chicken Rob

    Chicken Rob In the Brooder

    Jul 18, 2008
    not sure were to ask this , but does anybody no what needs to be done to qualify for a farm . i have been looking for regulations but havent found any . not sure who to even contact . i am in maine with 60 hens and meat birds. and does it help any way if u are a farm? thanks
  2. chicklips

    chicklips Songster

    Apr 4, 2009
    St. Johns, MI
    Check with your local county/township about their regulations. They will be able to tell you about rules and regulations in your area. They should also be able to give you information about starting a farm.
  3. Songster

    Dec 4, 2008
    Carson City, NV
    [​IMG] (carefully places witness protection mask on)

    ahhhhhhhhh, not that I'm ADVOCATING breaking the law or anything.

    But if you already have the birds? Might be good to call from NOT your own home phone and use an address...a bit down the block from you...when you ask???

    Kind of like 'don't ask, don't tell'? Because if they say "nope, you're not zoned for that, you've got 5 days to get rid of those filthy cheeekuns"...what're ya gonna do?

    (sssshhhh. I didn't really say this.)
  4. cybercat

    cybercat Songster

    May 22, 2007
    Greeneville, Tn
    One is you must be 10 acres or more. Under 10 that you are a hobby farm.

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