There are a lot of newbies on this board and they ask a lot of questions. This is great and everyone tries to help out. But if you want to have a one on one discussion with other poultry owners, have a fun time, and make new friends, check out a Chickenstock in your area. Chickenstock was started by BYC as a way for Backyard Chicken members to meet each other. It has grown to global proportions and there are gatherings all over the US and a couple overseas. It was even featured in the Tractor Supply magazine, and some have had newspaper coverage. Check this section for a Chickenstock near you !