(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes - 2 weeks ago! (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 6 chicks (3) What breeds do you have? Black Copper Marans Golden Laced Wyandotte Blue Easter Egger Buff Orpington Lavender Orpington Speckled Sussex (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? The kids love them! (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Music/records (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Married with 6 kids between us. 2 dogs, including an Australian Cattle Dog (Red heeler) and a Chihuahua/Shepard mix of some kind. (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? Found while researching chicken keeping.