(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Sort of. Had them since August. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 11 RIR, 6 silkie chicks, 6 leghorn chicks (3) What breeds do you have? See above. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Google (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Books, DIY (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I'm a New Hampshire librarian.