I often hear that one of the reasons that backyard chickens are outlawed is that they (or I guess their coop & food) attract rodents. I've seen many of video of chicken eating mice. If I have 3 pullets and a small Eglu coop, should I expect all the neighborhood mice to make a beeline to my house or something? Would the girls eat them, or do the mice only come at night while the girls are sleeping? Do mice even bother chickens---or is it that they just eat their food? There is no way a mouse would be able to nest in my coop---it is way too small in the enclosed sleeping quarters so that there would be no place for them to hide. I did have mice get into my rubbermaid storage shed last winter where they found my 3 lb bag of wild birdseed and ripped up bags of fertilizer and made their nest. It was a disgusting mess once I discovered it late in the season.