(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes I am new to chickens. I got my beautiful girls 9 months ago. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 9 hens and one lucky guy. (3) What breeds do you have? The hens are New Hampshire reds, and Roo is a Buff Orptington. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? google (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Quilting, Running, Sailing, and just being outside (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I have a very spoiled QH (Wilbur) I use him showing. I also have a dog and a husband.