(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? We got our first chickens this past spring. My grandparents were farmers & always had chickens, and I have always loved them. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 10. 2 roosters & 8 hens. (3) What breeds do you have? Welsumer & Ameraucana (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? A good friend (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Reading, church involvement, my kids (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. My husband is a teacher, and I am a stay-at-home, homeschooling mom. We also have 2 goats, a dog, and a cat.