Hello all! Just making my introduction. My name is Noemi, and I hail from the San Francisco Bay Area. I was raised in the suburbs, but spent summers with my grandparents in California's San Joaquin Valley, where I would visit the dairy farms. I've always said I'd one day buy a house and have my own little farm. Well, I recently bought a house with a huge backyard! (My dream come true!) As an ovo-vegetarian, I enjoy growing my own produce. So far, I've planted 5 fruit trees and built a raised bed for my vegetable garden. Next up, the chickens, and I have zero experience in this. Right now I'm in the research stage. I'll be coming here for advice on the following: Types of hens; eggs Chicken Coops Care I look forward to learning from you all. Cheers!