10 Reasons you need chickens of your very own March 30, 2016 by Amanda 10. Because chicken snuggling is a thing. 9. You can feed them your leftover pumpkins from Halloween. 8. You can drink out of really cool mugs like this one. 7. They will entertain small children for hours. 6. They will gladly till and fertilize the garden for you. 5. They look quite glamorous in photos. 4. It’s fun to watch them dance. 3. They are great watchdogs. I mean, watch chickens. 2. Because cuteness. And because love. And because cuteness. 1. And because eggs.