Alaska Chicken Laws

Here are the laws and regulations related to keeping backyard chickens in Alaska:

  • In most areas of Alaska, keeping chickens for personal use is allowed without a permit.
  • Some cities and boroughs in Alaska have regulations on the number of chickens that can be kept on a residential property, so it is important to check with your local government.
  • Chickens must be kept in a secure enclosure or coop to protect them from predators and to prevent them from wandering off your property.
  • Chicken waste must be disposed of properly to prevent contamination of soil and water sources.
  • It is important to follow good biosecurity practices, such as keeping your chickens away from wild birds and other animals, to prevent the spread of disease.

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