I don't have any chickens clucking in my backyard yet, but I'm very interested. I'd like to raise poultry for eggs, but I also like the idea of having a friendly relationship with them. I'm trying to gather as much information as I can before I start, so that I can have the greatest likelihood of success. Success, in my mind, means not being surprised by commonplace difficulties and being prepared to deal with them! I look forward to learning from others' experience.