Raising chickens in your backyard or garden is a great idea to get the freshest eggs and healthy meat. It seems to be a good idea to allow chickens to free-range, but problems can arise, chickens may destroy the flower beds and vegetable patches in your backyard. Putting the birds in the cage is not the right idea also. Is there any good way? Building a DIY chicken tunnel, you can have chickens working for you whilst they feel more free and access to worms and weeds for food. A typical chicken tunnel can be built using slats of wood and chicken wire. If you just need to build one, take a look at the following example.