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Old 04-28-2011, 03:14 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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TRENTON, N.J., April 28 (UPI) -- A New Jersey township passed a law limiting chicken mating times and requiring roosters to produce a clean bill of health before mating with backyard hens.

The Hopewell Township Committee approved the legislation unanimously Monday night, requiring roosters to remain separated from female chickens for all but 10 days each year and undergo disease testing before they can mate with the hens, The (Trenton) Times reported Wednesday.



Read more: Township passes chicken regulations - UPI.com
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Old 04-28-2011, 08:37 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Well I guess that might create "new jobs"..how many "chicken" vets are out there now ?

If it's a small, contained, backyard flock raised from day old chicks there should be no fear of disease.
Education to urban/suburban chicken owners would go further than for the governments to regulate.
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