(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes, this month. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 18 (3) What breeds do you have? Not sure, all heavies from Ideal (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? I love watching them right now (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Woodworking, fishing, rod turning. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. It’s just my wife and I. We have 5 kids, and 3 grandchildren. (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? Internet, a while, and to receive and share information.