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But of course it is a little more complicated than that. Will your chickens get on with the family cat and dog? What will you do if they are unwell? Will they attract rats and mice? Are you allowed to keep a rooster in suburbia?
The City of Stonnington has a free presentation coming up about keeping chickens in your suburban back yard.
They have invited a speaker, Fleur from Book a Chook at Spring into Gardening, to give you all the information and to answer your many questions.