Also if you have seen something on the forum that you feel is inappropriate you can flag the post.
At the bottom of every post there is the little red flag, clicking on this brings it to the staffs attention.
welcome from Washington state, there appears to be moderators all over the place, they make appoint to care and listen to all conversations and are very helpful when needed. Glad you joined us! We all have a lot in common in this chicken world, any there are many of us that are willing to give you a helping hand along the way!
Best wishes to your family and to your chicken family!