The fowl issue has gained attention recently in Woonsocket, where the City Council on Monday was scheduled to review a proposal that would allow backyard chickens in the city. Woonsocket's council last year defeated a similar proposal.
Along with Coventry, the following communities allow backyard chickens, according to ABC 6:
Proponents say backyard chickens provide healthier eggs and can be a good teaching tool for children. Critics cite noise, the stench, and concerns they attract rodents.
Coventry's chicken ordinance can be found here.
Do you think backyard chickens are good or bad for Coventry?