New to chickens yes I am. But I am owned by 7 parrots!!!! Scarlet Macaw-Daisy African Grey (Congo) Big Bubba Blue Crowned Conure-Luigi Nanday Conure-Mario Rose Breasted Cockatoo-Sweet Pea Hybrid(bare eyed & Citron cross) Cockatoo-Kenai Blue Quaker-Eyeore All but my conures are adoptee rescues. My house is so full. So after this how hard can chickens be???????