Keeping chickens at a residential property does not require a licence from Suffolk Coastal District Council.
We are surrounded by chicken keeping neighbours, so perhaps for us the problem wouldn’t be so bad; but some people seem to object to the ‘noise’ of a cockerel crowing.
Advice on keeping cockerels and chickens. Noise complaints from crowing cockerels are more frequent during the spring and summer months due to the longer daylight hours.
Keeping chickens is generally a low risk hobby but at some point you may decide to get a cockerel and if you have children, I cannot emphasise enough how important it is to assess his temperament.
There is no National Law about keeping chickens or cockerels in a residential area, unless it is a commercial enterprise.
Cockerels, or roosters, are indeed noisy.
This initial set-up is the most expensive part of chicken-keeping, but your chickens will be depending on you to provide them with a safe and healthy environment.
Keeping Chickens at Home - How many chickens should I keep? Before you think of how many chickens and
So here’s an easy guide to why you should keep chickens (or hens or cockerels), how to look after chickens and keep them healthy.
Yikes, one of my chicks is a cockerel! What do I do?