what would you do?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances' started by mastiffs07, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. mastiffs07

    mastiffs07 In the Brooder

    Oct 30, 2014
    I live in west haven ct and I cant find anything online saying roosters aren't allowed. All I saw was that I'm allowed to have 20 chickens. I currently have 2 silkies and one is a rooster that I found out yesterday when he started crowing. What would you do? Would you just assume he is allowed and go about your day? Would you call the city?
  2. Janay

    Janay Chirping

    Feb 25, 2013
    Cape Cod, MA
    My Coop
    I would call your town's department of agriculture, just to be safe. You should be able to find the number online.
  3. Riverdale

    Riverdale Songster

    Apr 20, 2008
    Riverdale, MI
    First, what is your zoning? If you are in a suburban situation, I would not get too attached to that 'roo, especially if the neighbors complain. If you are in a rural situation and zoned ag then there isn't much anyone can do about it. Of course, maybe your neighbor gets goats to combat your 'roo [​IMG]
  4. mastiffs07

    mastiffs07 In the Brooder

    Oct 30, 2014
    I found out the rooster isn't allowed.I never realized how hard it is to find him a home. He crows all day now so he has to go fast. I don't want to kill him.
  5. Put an ad on Craigs List.
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  6. arosenzweig

    arosenzweig Chirping

    May 25, 2014
    You could get a collar for your rooster.

    Put it on loose and then slowly tighten it. It fits like a snug sock. It allows him to live a normal life and still crow but his crow will be muffled.

    I made a website about "lift rooster ban." You can google for it.

    People shouldn't have to deal with loud noises from dogs either... but at least there are sensible options to keep your rooster.

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