1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? No, I got my first RIR in 2010 (2) How many chickens do you have right now? over 100 as of 4/20/19 (3) What breeds do you have? light and dark Brahma cuckoo marans BC marans (some french standard some English) isbar amerucana wyandotte white leghorn cream legbar and The mystery rooster ( he may be phased out with the direction I take my flock but he makes beautiful crosses with the Brahma and Wyandotte) (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? It calms me (5) What are some of your other hobbies? bee keeping, showing/training dogs, gardening, horse riding, managing pecan trees, being a wife and mother.