I have only been a chicken owner for a little over a year and I have had lots of fun during this time. I have experienced many different things, some good and bad, and still have more to go. So here is my checklist of what I experienced so far and what I havent. Please help me add anything to my list that needs to be added or I might have forgot. Thanks! Have done. Picked up chicks from the feed store Built a tractor Built a coop and run Defended flock from predators (Raccoons) Dealt with soft shelled eggs & egg bound. Chickens gone through molt Saved chicken from certain death Switched to organic feed Impulse buy of chickens at flea market Successfully quarantined and integrated new chickens Cull rooster, butcher and ate him. Give away eggs Chickens follow me around and come when called. Chickens tilled the garden for me in the fall, chicken poop and old bedding making great compost. Joined an online chicken forum. Havent experienced yet. Buy chickens or eggs from a breeder Loose a chicken to a predator or untimely death. Incubate eggs or have a broody chicken Sell eggs Raise my own meaties Show chickens at a fair or competition. Get other fowl other than chickens I know I missing many things, Thanks for the help with my checklist.