Ok so I had two Americana chickens but one passed away a few months ago. I rescued the chickens when they were chicks because the flock was trying to kill one of them because she has a broken leg. Mind you I know nothing about chickens but had been discussing getting a few hens for the kids and I. Anyway I ended up getting the two months before we were truly ready. My husband built a 5 x 9 coop and they loved it ( hens ). We just bought a new home with a much bigger yard and a garden area. I bought a new coop this past weekend and moved our girl over to the house. The old coop couldn't be moved. Anyway as it stand we give her chicken feed from the feed store and water. Every so often I give her stale bread and left over veggies but honestly don't know what I can and can't give her. She is a very social girl and acts like a dog in the since that she gets excited when she hears my back door open. She loves attention and to be loved on. I have four children and they are always toting her around the yard. I clipped the first 10 feather to make sure she doesn't get over the fence and what not. Now for all my questions 1. What all can I feed her and what is a big no no on foods 2. We live in the Florida pan handle and its starting to get chilly at night....So is she ok or does she need some sort of heat? 3. We want to get at least two more hens... what is the best way to do that? I was thinking about getting some fertilized eggs in place of her eggs one morning to see if she would just raise them as her own. 4. What all should I know about Americana chicken??