1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? (2) How many chickens do you have right now? (3) What breeds do you have? (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? (5) What are some of your other hobbies? 1. Yes I am new to raising chickens, I was always around them as a child, but I wasn't in charge of there care. I got my chicks around 6 weeks ago, they will soon be 8 weeks old. 2. I have 3 3. I have a white crested black polish, and a all black crested polish. I still have no idea the sex of the polish, I am hoping it is a hen and rooster. And I have a barred rock rooster, the barred rock is a little older then the polish. 4. My sister told me about backyard chickens 5. Besides taking care of and enjoying my chickens, I have 2 dogs. A Rat Terrier, and a Black and Tan hound. Again thank you for the welcome, I am looking forward to this site.