El Centro residential areas no longer allow raising of roosters, mules - Imperial Valley Press Online: Local News

El Centro residential areas no longer allow raising of roosters, mules

Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 11:50 pm | Updated: 10:13 am, Wed Sep 18, 2013.

“Cock-a-doodle-doo!” Several complaints about rooster sounds too early in the morning for some residents have been reported to El Centro’s animal control office. As a result, a city ordinance has been amended to prohibit roosters and mules from being raised in residential areas.

However, children in 4-H, FFA and other similar youth organizations will be allowed to have roosters and other prohibited animals if they are participating in an animal-raising project.

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