Hi, I just registered today after two years of periodically checking BYC whenever I have time. I started with chickens quite unexpectedly when I went to a 4-H poultry day with my granddaughter. She bought her first chickens and I couldn't resist and came home with a trio of my own. My indulging husband built a beautiful coop that we call "Lucky Cluckers Resort". We now have a beautiful Sicilian Buttercup rooster and a variety of hens. My original Barred Rock Bantam hen is a great mother and has hatched and raised batch after batch of chicks for me and my friends. Thanks to all of you for the great advise and tips I have gleaned from this board.