Developing Regulations for Keeping Urban Chickens

Urban Livestock

This article from Cooperative Extension summarizes the proposed benefits of raising chickens in an urban backyard; sorts fact from fiction regarding disease transmission to commercial poultry operations, public health issues, waste management, pest populations, predators, noise, and odor; and lists points to consider in the establishment of new city ordinances.

Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Article
Jurisdiction: County
Topic: Food Systems
Taxonomy Master Topics: Food Systems Policy
Format: Knowledgebase Resource