I did ask this question in chat also ... THANKS TO ALL WHO GAVE ME YOUR OPINIONS !!! But I have further questions about, so figured while I'm posting I'd get everyone else's opinion to. Question : A lady offered 3 chickens to me for FREE. They're approx 2 - 2 1/2 years old. They're not laying "right now" (molting?). The lady is local, so gas $$ isn't a concern ... so I'm not loosing out in any way, but I would want them mainly for laying eggs, so that's the most important thing to me. So at their age - are they worth getting ?? Question 2 : How do you transport chickens ? I had my peeps shipped to me before, but I personally have never transported large chickens. How is it done ? Can they all be together ? Or will they fight ? I have enough crates to keep all three of them seperate, however it would work. So how do I do it ?