(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Hello all. I am fairly new to chickens. I first got chickens a year ago, austrolorps and rhode island red, and a barred rock. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Sadly, I lost my flock and had to start over. A predator found its way in and eventually took them out. I reinforced my coupe and got a rooster for protection. (3) What breeds do you have? Now I have Speckled Sussex, Cuckoo Maran, Silver laced Wyandotte and maybe getting a jersey giant. also have one Sumatra rooster. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? internet (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Flying, fitness, etc. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I have a cat and a betta fish!