Poultry in Urban Areas
Author(s) Adam A. Hady, Ron Kean.
Urban chickens are popular, but are they for your home or your community? If you are a homeowner thinking of raising chickens or a plan commission or city council member considering an ordinance change, Poultry in Urban Areas walks you through:
- The benefits of raising chickens
- Problems with raising chickens, and how to address them
- Practical issues, such as providing shelter
This publication will help you understand what it takes to successfully raise chickens in an urban setting (4 pages; 2011).Download
Want to learn more?
- University of Wisconsin-Extension poultry education website: www.uwex.edu/ces/animalscience/poultry/resources.cfm
- Urban Chickens: urbanchickens.org