Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Which part of Texas are you in? My wife and I were both raised in the great state of Texas. ) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.