Hi All. I'm Denise and we just received 2 chicks from a friend. We would not have taken them if we were not ready but chicks were never in my plan. I live in Colorado, I have a bit a land and a husband who likes to build stuff. He recently built me a coop which is a great but I intended on buying adult hens not needing to be tending to chicks. I'm excited and I'm sure we will end up getting more but for now I will try to learn what's important and the rest I guess I'll just wing it..... I look forward to talking to you all and getting advice from all you veteran bird keepers.