(1) Are you new to chickens nope, this is my second go round / when did you first get chickens? 1982 through 1998 (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 4 hens, rooster was adopted out yesterday, chicks to arrive by mail in July (3) What breeds do you have? Silkies (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? God bless Google! (5) What are some of your other hobbies? gardening (specifically integrating edibles and natives into the ornamental landscape), cooking, canning, sewing, all forms of food preservation, camping, hiking, photography, genealogy (6) Tell us about your family, 2 very cool grown kids who both share my passion for gardening your other pets, at the moment all I can accommodate are chickens and a koi pond your occupation,live in caregiver for my mom with Alzheimer's for 3 years now or anything else you'd like to share.