Taylor has been the city's point man on chickens since CLUCK floated its idea. "Raising chickens is a nice idea in theory," he said, "but I believe the numbers who make this commitment will be so small, the whole issue will prove to be much ado about nothing."
If Sarasotans heed the chicken call and decide to become owners, they'll find Rob Kluson a helpful ally. He's the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (IFAS) extension agent in Sarasota County. He will offer a course titled Chicken 101.