Hello everyone! I am Erica and I am a brand new chick mom! I am so excited to have these chicks, its been a lifelong dream. We are building a coop right now and redoing a part of our backyard just for the chickens. Here are the facts about me: (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? YES! I am brand new to chickens. I was born and raised in San Francisco so no one had backyard chickens. But now I own a home in Orange County, CA and we have 1/3 of an acre so plenty of room for chickens! I just got 5 baby chicks (1-day old) yesterday, June 20th, 2017. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 5 baby chicks right now. (3) What breeds do you have? I have the following: 1 Buff Orpington 1 Rhode Island Red 1 Australorp 1 Barred Plymouth Rock 1 Blue Laced Wyandotte (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Just searching "Baby Chick Care" on Yahoo and this came up! I really need a support group cause I am a very nervous mom!! (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I love movies, games, reading, swimming and animals. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I am married and I have 2 human children, aged 11 and 7. We have 4 dogs (1 Standard Poodle, 1 Miniature Poodle, 1 Cockapoo and 1 Maltipoo. We also have 2 Guinea Pigs. I work for Sony PlayStation. I absolutely LOVE all animals and am a vegetarian. Animals make life worth living and I cannot imagine my life without.