(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? yes we first got chickens last year for the 4-h broiler chick project we took 2nd place reserved champion .. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? right now we have 4 roosters and 4 hens (3) What breeds do you have? not sure but I know the hens are RIR and a little black banty (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? just searching for ideas about coops and eggs (5) What are some of your other hobbies?trail riding (horses) , Harley's, playing pool, animals... (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share my husband and I have been married 16yrs this June we have two wonderful kids 15 and 10. 3 horses (1 pony to come) 6 house cats and 5 dogs.. we just purchased a 15 acres farm so we could bring our horses home here with us in MD..