Wanted to say a quick Hello. My name is Amanda. My boyfriend and I moved to "The middle of nowhere" in September on 28 acres. We knew we wanted chickens so that we could have fresh eggs but when we started researching which kind to get we became sort of obsessed! We got an incubator and hatched 4 American Bresse and 5 French Black Copper Maran chicks 3 weeks ago. They are already getting so big! We have some more in the incubator currently, we have some black Silkies, Cream Legbar and more Bresse. (realized after we purchased all the eggs that maybe we shouldn't have tried so many different breeds at first!) Anyway, just wanted to kind of introduce myself. I look forward to reading what everyone has to say and hopefully learning a lot from the site! I've lurked around here quite a bit and always get caught up in threads! I will definitely be needing a lot of advice!