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Eugene debates backyard animal farming issue

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Monday, February 11, 2013

The Eugene City Council is working on an ordinance to regulate backyard farming in the city limits.

The ordinance is an attempt to strike a balance between encouraging the increasingly popular trend of backyard farming while protecting nonfarming residents from noise, odors and other problems.

The city’s previous farm animal ordinance has been suspended because it only allowed two adult chickens. It was viewed as being out of touch with what is happening in many of the city’s backyards, where residents keep several chickens plus other animals, such as pygmy goats and even beehives.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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