§ 603.10. Coloring Rabbits or Baby Poultry; Sale or Display of Poultry  


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  • (a)   No person, firm, or corporation shall dye or otherwise color any rabbit or baby poultry, including, but not limited to, chicks and ducklings. No person, firm, or corporation shall sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, raffle, or give away any rabbit or baby poultry which has been dyed or otherwise colored. No poultry younger than four (4) weeks of age may be sold, given away, or otherwise distributed to any person in lots of less than six (6). Stores, shops, vendors, and others offering young poultry for sale or other distribution shall provide and operate brooders or other heating devices that may be necessary to maintain poultry in good health, and shall keep adequate food and water available to the poultry at all times.

    (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of unlawful poultry sale or keeping, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree on a first offense and a misdemeanor of the third degree on each subsequent offense.

(Ord. No. 834-03. Passed 6-10-03, eff. 6-12-03)