Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-62-121. Unlawful sale or dyeing of baby chicks, rabbits, ducklings

(a) It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to sell or offer for sale, barter, or give away living baby chicks, rabbits, or ducklings under two (2) months of age in any quantity less than six (6).

(b) It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to sell, offer for sale, barter, give away, or display living baby chicks, rabbits, or ducklings that have been dyed, colored, or otherwise treated so as to impart to them an artificial color.

(c) This section shall not be construed to prohibit the sale or display of natural baby chicks, rabbits, or ducklings in a proper brooder facility by a hatchery or store engaged in the business of selling them for commercial purposes.

(d) Any person, firm, or corporation violating any provision of this section upon conviction is deemed guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.

(e) Nothing in this section prohibits a grower of living baby chicks, rabbits, ducklings, or other fowl from selling or making gifts of them in quantities the grower deems appropriate.


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