Now just to clarifiy, I've had chickens my whole life but I've never really been into them. While my dad had chickens I've had ducks and goats. I'm sort of terrified of Roosters but that's probably just because we had two horrible ones that would attack me. We always have Barred Rock's and earlier this year we had some and some Rhode Island red's too but a weasel attacked and killed all but one so we ended up giving it to a nearby farm in hopes of keeping it alive. I'm interested in chickens now that I've built up my self esteem with poultry and I've been especially interested in Orpingtons for their laying and I love how they look kind of chunky. I also really like the look of Cochin Bantams but more just for the pet aspect since they're so pretty looking and I love the furry feet. Any suggestions? Thanks!