One can now raise up to 4 chickens in your backyard if you own a home in Vancouver. And if you decide you don't want chickens, you can take your flock down to a city-run chicken coop. And the $20k is the cost just to set up the shelter. I'm sure the union run chicken handlers will be paid $25 an hour to sit around scooping up chicken poop. CTV British Columbia - Vancouver council approves backyard chickens - CTV News But the Fringe Leftards in The World's Most Beautiful City have no problem hating on male chickens.