There is a growing interest in keeping chickens in urban areas in North America. Whether or not a family can keep poultry in their backyard depends on state, county, and city ordinances. Community regulations may also come into play. The current regulations vary from city to city. Many cities don't have regulations and are contemplating their development. Dr. Tony Pescatore of the University of Kentucky will discuss some of the issues that should be considered when developing regulations for urban poultry.