The keeping of hens is permitted within the City of Anacortes, with specific guidelines. Note that roosters are prohibited. You may keep up to a maximum of six hens (with the exception of R1 zone which may have up to 12 hens). See AMC 6.10.010 for additional information.
For more information on hoofed animals (horses, ponies, mules, donkeys, bovine animals, sheep, goats, etc.) see AMC 6.14.