Proponents of the movement say that it is part of the "back to world" movement that's been gaining popularity as the country goes "green." Fresh eggs really are an absolute benefit of this movement. In case you would like to keep chickens in your backyard, you will certainly need a coop - a location for your own chickens to call house. Like any other do it yourself endeavor, learning how to build a chicken coop - and building one are something the average homeowner can do with some common sense, and just a little preparation. As somebody that has raised chickens myself - and built a couple of coops in the process - I can offer a few suggestions on how best to easily and safely develop yourself to a chicken coop.