(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I bought my first chicks just a few days ago. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Currently I have 7 chicks. (3) What breeds do you have? I have two Barred Plymouth Rocks, two Buff Orpingtons, and 3 Speckled Sussex (at least that’s what I ordered) (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? I found you on the internet. (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I love to garden and read. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I am married with three children. We have two dogs, a cat, and a tank full of fish.