In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 photo, Sandy Schmidt, who owns a portable chicken coop, rounds up her chickens at her home in Silver Spring, Md. "Eat local" is the foodie mantra, and nothing is more local than an egg from your own backyard. More and more urban and suburban dwellers are deciding to put up a coop and try chicken farming. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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