WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.Alderman Lona Lane in 2007 proposed outlawing chickens in the city, claiming the birds posed a public health hazard. Urban chicken owners united and successfully contested the ban. Now, raising backyard chickens is a growing trend in Chicago and across the country. For WBEZ, Julianne Hill has the story.
Angelic Organics Learning Center holds workshops on backyard chicken care.