The keeping of farm animals and poultry on domestic premises may be a practical proposition for people who can provide a healthy environment in which to keep their animals, but there are regulations, legal restrictions and welfare standards which must be followed.
Certain farm animals are subject to conditions and may require government registration.
For disease control purposes certain farm animals may also be subject to legal restrictions regarding their movement.
For further information on the regulations and movement and other restrictions that may apply see:
Poultry registration only applies if the birds are kept above certain numbers.
For disease control purposes poultry may also be subject to legal restrictions regarding their movement.
Regulations require that the keeping of some types of bird requires a Dangerous Wild Animals Licence.
For further information on the regulations and restrictions that may apply to keeping poultry see: