(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I was raised on a farm and we had a lot of chickens and we sold eggs. As an adult, I first got my girls on August 18th, 2011! I got Asa, my rooster a week later. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 4 hens and 1 rooster. (3) What breeds do you have? The hens are all Rhode Island Reds and Asa the rooster is a mutt. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? I did a search under chicken questions. (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I love to walk and read! (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I am married, live in northern Wisconsin and aside from my chickens, I have two Yorkies. Milo & Luca who are 11 and 9.