Kei Ju Farm owner charged with caring for wildlife without permit, animals killed by DNR | Charlevoix

PETOSKEY — The Department of Natural Resources killed six animals as part of its enforcement on a warrant at an Emmet County farm, known as an animal rescue operation.

State officials cited the farm for not being licensed to rehabilitate wild animals.

Kei Ju Farm, located in Petoskey, is widely known for its open-door policy for both community members and animals. This year, the DNR received a complaint about owner, Julie Hall, rehabilitating wild animals on the farm. The farm is not a Michigan Licensed Rehabilitation facility.

Lt. Jim Gorno of the District 3 division of the DNR, said a

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