CHICKENS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHICKENS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Who wants to live near a chicken coop? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433765-82/chickens-chicken-coops-egg.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433765-82/chickens-chicken-coops-egg.html.csp">Letter: Who wants to live near a chicken coop?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:23:17.08-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I am wondering if those who voted in favor of “urban” chickens have ever spent much time around them. I’m pretty sure they haven’t. I was raised on a farm where we and all the other farmers around us had chickens. They were a mainstay for those of us who had them. They provided much-needed egg money, especially in the winter months. However, to allow chickens in an urban setting is ludicrous. The egg production is never worth the cost of the feed, as it must be bought in small quantities, and th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433765@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:17 MDT Riverton proposes raising cap on backyard chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58352488-90/acre-adding-backyard-chickens.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58352488-90/acre-adding-backyard-chickens.html.csp">Riverton proposes raising cap on backyard chickens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By mallory jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T12:06:01.063-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 12:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Riverton • The city Planning Commission has recommended approval of an ordinance amendment that would allow homeowners to have up to six backyard chickens on a lot of half an acre or smaller. The proposal, endorsed on a 3-2 vote of the commission Thursday night, must go before the City Council for final approval and no date has yet been set for that consideration. Currently, Riverton allows just two pets — including chickens — per household. The recommended change did not sit well with Michae...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352488@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:06:01 MDT