Have you been thinking about jumping into the wonderful world of chicken keeping? Keeping chickens can be a lot of fun not to mention the added benefit of getting fresh eggs. Often people fall in love with the idea of keeping chickens from the ideal photos of adorable chicken coops and fat, happy chickens. This is of course a very picturesque presentation of keeping chickens. Today we will discuss the ups and downs of keeping chickens and present you with a realistic picture of keeping our little feathered friends.