My name is Bill. I'm married to a wonderful and very patient woman and we have one 10 yr old daughter who is all about animals. we also have 7 pigs 2 horses 2 dogs 3 cats and 16 chickens. we've had chickens for about three years and really enjoy them. we have 1 gold laced Brahma rooster, 2 buff Brahma hens, 3 silver laced wyandott hens, 4 white egg farm rescues, and 6 other hens that have unknown breeding. my wife is a pre K teachers aid and is going to school to get her teaching degree. i have been in the military for 17 + years and plan on making them make me retire. as far as hobbies we all enjoy doing things that don't require a/c or TV.