(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I have had chickens now for almost 10 years. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 14 chickens at the moment (3) What breeds do you have? I have a mix. Started with Feather legged frizzle bantams for show, but also have Buff orpingtons, Barred plymouths, bantam coachins, and americaunas now. I am looking into some olive eggers for spring. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Sadly it was in doing research for a little hen with peritonitis (5) What are some of your other hobbies? horseback riding, horse training, dog training, scrapbooking and lovin my family! (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I am a certified veterinary technician and practice manager at a non profit clinic. I live on a small farm in oregon. I am married with 5 children. Our farm includes 14 chickens, 6 horses, nine cats and a dog.