(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I got chickens about 2.5 years ago. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? At the moment i have 14 chickens. 11 hens and 3 roosters (3) What breeds do you have? I have a ranfe of breeds from rhode island reds, silkies, easter eggers and many others. (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? I love watching the grow and see there personality come through. (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Chickens at the moment is my main hobby. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like i live in a multigenerational house on 9 people. We habe 3 dogs and a cat in addition to the chickens.