Hi everyone.... I've been lurking for a few days and finally signed up. Here are my answers to the following questions: (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? * I'm new to chickens, but not to farm life. I brought home my new chicks last night. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? * I've got 8 new chicks. (3) What breeds do you have? * I've got 2 RIR, 2 Golden Comets, 2 Plymouth Rock, and 2 Black sex-links (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? * I found out about BYC from the book, Raising Chickens for Dummies (5) What are some of your other hobbies? * I knit, sew, quilt, etc... (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. * I am a mom of 2 boys, I have 3 dogs, 1 cat, 1 rabbit, a few fish, and now 8 chicks.