(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I got my chicks two months ago, but had been lurking on this site for about 3 years before I finally did it. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 3 (3) What breeds do you have? Rhode Island Red, Barred Plymouth Rock, and a Barnevelder (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? News article (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Sailing, archery, snowboarding, gardening, technology, and being a foodie. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Married with kids and a dog who is afraid of chickens.