(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes I'm new to owning chickens. I got my older ones one June 27 2018. Then a few more August 29th. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 5 that are almost 4 months old. And the other 4 are almost a month under a heat lamp inside. (3) What breeds do you have? 8 Silkies 1 Rhode island red (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? A friend told me about this (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Drawing, hiking, and gardening. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I draw for others. Have a few dogs, (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? Need more chicken information.