2006 New York Code - Application Of Article.

    § 96-c.  Application  of  article. Except for the absolute prohibition
  against  the  slaughtering  or  butchering  of  domesticated   dog   and
  domesticated  cat  to  create  food, meat, meat by-products or meat food
  products for human or animal consumption contained in this article which
  shall continue to apply notwithstanding the  following  exclusions  from
  this  article,  the remaining provisions of this article shall not apply
  to (a) any bona fide farmer who butchers his  own  domestic  animals  or
  fowl on his farm exclusively for use by him and members of his household
  and  his non-paying guests and employees, or (b) any custom slaughterer,
  (as used in this section, "custom slaughterer"  means  a  person,  firm,
  corporation   or   association   who   or  which  operates  a  place  or
  establishment where animals are  delivered  by  the  owner  thereof  for
  slaughter  exclusively  for use, in the household of such owner, by him,
  and members of his household and his non-paying  guests  and  employees,
  provided,  that  such custom slaughterer does not engage in the business
  of buying or selling any carcasses, parts of  carcasses,  meat  or  meat
  products  of any animal), or (c) any person who slaughters not more than
  two hundred fifty turkeys or an equivalent number of birds of all  other
  species raised by him on his own farm during the calendar year for which
  an  exemption is sought (four birds of other species shall be deemed the
  equivalent of one turkey), provided that such person does not engage  in
  buying  or  selling  poultry  products  other  than  those produced from
  poultry raised on his own farm, or (d) any person who donates,  and  any
  charitable  or  not-for-profit  organization that possesses, prepares or
  serves  game  or  wild  game  pursuant  to  section   11-0917   of   the
  environmental  conservation  law  (and  any person who processes game or
  wild game on behalf of such donor).

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