I live in Los Angeles - Shadow Hills area. We have had chickens for the last 3 years. We have Barred Rocks and French Marans. I get my birds from Bumpy Road Ranch in Leona Valley. We have them as pets and for eggs. Right now we have 7. We are avid equestrians and all of our free time is devoted to our animals - which also includes dogs and Dwarf Nigerian Goats.