Chicago chicken consultant can help you create your own coop

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Jennifer Murtoff helps Chicagoans learn how to raise chickens. (Jennifer Murtoff / via DNAinfo)

CHICAGO — Hundreds of perfectly legal chicken coops are all over Chicago, and Jennifer Murtoff has probably visited most of them.

Murtoff is a chicken consultant — yes, chicken consultant — who helps people start their own backyard coops and provides advice to chicken owners to make sure they have the happiest, healthiest birds possible.

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Murtoff, of Oak Park, makes frequent house calls across the city. Of the 900 people on her mailing list, she said about 400 have coops in Chicago. Most of those she said are in the Logan Square/Humboldt Park area.

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