I am a young chicken owner living in Massachusetts. I started raising chickens in July 2008, so I'm still new at everything. BYC has been soooo helpful!

I got my first flock of chickens in late June as day old chicks from a friend who hatched them for a college class (long story short). Now, we have three Rhode Island Red hens and one Buckeye hen.

We got more chicks in May. There are two Barred Rocks, one Golden Laced Wyandotte, two Silver Laced Wyandottes and 2 Buff Orpingtons. I'm in love...