Utah State University Extension
During these times of economic challenge many people are considering raising a few chickens in the backyard to augment their food supply. This has raised numerous questions ranging from how to feed chickens to addressing local animal-keeping ordinances. Often, the answers are a work in progress for many communities. The following considerations should be taken into account.
Frame, David D., "Considerations in Raising Small Backyard Flocks of Poultry in Population-dense Communities" (2009). All Current Publications. Paper 1306.