Poultry

Chicken in backyard  

Keeping chickens in suburban backyards is permitted but please be a responsible owner.

The Department of Primary Industries offers essential information for hobby chicken farmers.

This fact sheet provides information about producing eggs at home: Producing Safe Eggs at Home(PDF, 106KB)

Similar to the keeping of livestock, Council advises against keeping roosters as they can become a nuisance to other residents due to the associated noise.