Poultry in Urban Areas

SKU A3908-03

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).

Also available: Producing Poultry on Pasture (A3908-01) and Pasture Poultry Ark (A3908-02).


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