Everything you need to know about raising backyard chickens in a city. You don’t need acres of land to enjoy fresh eggs from backyard chickens. But there ARE some things you do need to know about raising backyard chickens in the city.
Though they don’t require tons of land, urban chickens need a safe and secure coop. They also need access to the outdoors, whether in an enclosed chicken run or through free-ranging. In the city, backyard chickens are still vulnerable to predators, so they need protection.
Feed your chickens a correctly formulated food and provide plenty of fresh water. The chickens will also enjoy eating table scraps and garden waste. Check out these articles on common issues about keeping backyard chickens in the city, including things you should know before you get chickens.