Well howdy, my name is Joe Garett. Most folks call me big joe, I'm kinda new tithe chicken raising gig. It seemed like a good idea and my kids liked them when we went by the feed store. I'm originally from Texas, but I'm stationed in California. I currently have 5 chickens, 1 americauna, 2 silkies, 1 frizzel, and a buff orpington, 3 dogs and 2 kids. I'm a machinery technician in the US Coast Guard and if you end up in my neck of the woods and are in need of a helping hand let me know.