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The 13th Annual Renewable Energy Roundup in Fredericksburg, Texas

Come out to Fredericksburg to learn about all things renewable and green in the 13th Annual Renewable Energy Roundup and Green Living Fair (“the Roundup”). Urban Poultry Association of Texas, Inc., parent organization for The Funky Chicken Coop TourĀ® and The Austin and Central Texas Backyard Poultry Meetup will have an exhibitor […]

Cockfighting Bill, Texas HB 1043 update

How will the bill delineate birds for show from fighting?

Updates to 3/29 Public Hearing on Texas H.B. 1043:

The Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence had a full agenda. The discussions on cockfighting began later in the evening. Key points included:

1) Cockfighting has been illegal in Texas since 1908.

2) Texas is one […]

Rooster Laws

Proposed law needs to protect people showing game breeds for poultry exhibition from penalty.

There are good reasons for roosters in the city. Most importantly, roosters guard chickens from predators (e.g., stray dogs, cats, hawks). Roosters can be raised as pets, roosters can be raised for breeding and perpetuating endangered breeds, and roosters […]