The zoning officer from the city just returned my call. No, we are not allowed to keep farm animals, including poultry, on our property.
I suppose that this doesn't mean we won't. But if we got caught we'd probably have to pay some sort of hefty fine and be featured on the evening news with some absurd headline such as "Are your neighbors raising fighting cocks? Find out tonight at 11."
In other news:
Did you see Veronica Mars last night? Just when you thought Wallace was gone forever! And Logan shedding tears? Come on! But seriously, remind me why you're not watching? It's the best show ever.