Raising Chickens in the South. In more and more towns across the South, raising fowl is now fair game. For some, it's just about the eggs. For others, it's a lesson on life. Nestled into well-designed gardens, coops have come a long way. Have a seat, Fido. Step aside, Furball.
How many chickens can you own in South Carolina? No more than six female chickens may be kept at any residence; no roosters are allowed. Chickens must be kept in fully enclosed coop with a solid floor, must be made of a suitable, washable material, and must be placed in a backyard.