(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? This is my 3rd year with chickens. My first set of chickens were bantums, red rocks, cornish. which i butchered/ and sold off, due to health issues, when the weather turned cold.. now i have (2) How many chickens do you have right now? we have 2 roos, and 27 hens (3) What breeds do you have? barred rock, Araucana, and one more type that i can't remember. lol they are doing fine. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? i was online searching information about coops, feeders, and heaters. (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I also raise sheep, my first year. Then i do yarn arts. and i quilt, and sew. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I am married for 11 years on the 26th of jan. Then we have a 5 month puppy boxer. she keeps up moving for sure. not like we needed the help though. lol need to go. hope yal have a good day and gather lots of eggs. btw i gather anywhere between 6-18 eggs a day. wow what a range right. Well we live in Alaska and some times the weather drops alot. and it gets to -10 in the coop. they have 2 red lights, but sometimes it is not enough too keep the egg count up. Which i do sell my eggs. fun. now i feel like laura. I have egg money. hehehe better called mocha money.