3 days ago

Poll: Would you keep a farm animal as a pet?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Are you a pet lover looking for an alternative to domestic cats and dogs?

Farm-style animals like chickens, goats, and even pigs, are gaining in the pet popularity stakes, but have specific needs and regulations you need to be aware of. Here's what you need to know about keeping them in residential areas.

Would you keep a farm animal as a pet?
  • 21.3% I already do - it's easy if you do your research and have the right space
    21.3% Complete
  • 15.6% I'd like to, but there's too much red tape
    15.6% Complete
  • 39.8% It depends on the animal
    39.8% Complete
  • 1.1% I tried, but it didn't work out
    1.1% Complete
  • 22.1% I don't think farm animals make good pets
    22.1% Complete
921 votes
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