(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes very new to chickens. We got chickens right before Christmas, due to our neighbor loosing their home to forecloser. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Currently have two plan to add to our flock in the coming year. (3) What breeds do you have? Our rooster is a barred rock and our only hen is a Black Cochin Bantam Mix I think. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Came across the site while researching Barred Rock Chickens (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Video games and Rescuing Animals. Hopefully plan to enter weight pulling and dog sledding competitions in the future with my Siberian Huskies. I wasn't to sure about the whole owning chickens thing until I fell for these two lol Our rooster we call Big Boy and our black hen we call Miracle. We free range but only when supervised.