Hello from the Eastern Shore of Maryland! We are first-year chicken owners with a small hobby flock consisting of - Rhode Island Red, Black Australorp, Black Copper Maran, Blue Silkie, Splash Silkie, Blue Laced Red Wyandotte, Silver Laced Red Wyandotte, Easter Eggers, Olive Egger, and Buff Orpington. There is not a day that goes by where we don't learn some helpful tip from the forums! We really appreciate all of you who participate in the forums, you have no idea how your questions and answers help the noobs like us! Thank You!