(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? We are just beginning our chicken adventures. Many of our neighbors have well established flocks and we are excited to begin our own. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We have 8 chicks due to arrive 4/4 (3) What breeds do you have? 4 Dominiques, 1 Barred Plymouth Rock, 2 Black Jersey Giants and 1 Black Australorp (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? We stumbled upon you in a web search (5) What are some of your other hobbies? In our spare time we like to hike, travel, garden and spend time together (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. We have a large family dad, mom, six children who live full time with us and 3 that are here part time. I (mom) fly in a metal bird (aka airplane) for a living and look forward to having some birds here at home. It will be nice to have the kids here in our own coop instead of the neighbors we look forward to learning as much as we can from all of you.