Hello, My name is JK but on here you can either call me JK or Hillaire as that is the name of my chicken "farm". I started raising cochin bantams about a year ago. My grandfather used to raise them and after he passed away I decided to keep the hobby going. Currently I have 10 hens and 2 roosters. All hens are cochins except for 1 white silkie and 1 Japanese black bantam. The colors I have are blue, black, gold laced, red, buff, for the 2 boys one is partridge the main boy is barred. I also have some chicks I am growing out right now. 4 buff orpington bantams 4 porcelain d'uccle bantams a brown chick not sure what it is yet but is clean legged. and 2 mallard ducklings, I'm also getting 2 runner ducklings next week. I have an incubator that had a failed hatch of 22 eggs due to the thermostat in the little giant incubator breaking. I now have an internal thermometer/hydrometer and have 28 eggs that are barnyard cochin eggs. I have a youtube channel called Hillaire Farming as well where I do numerous things on there. I'm from upstate NY so right now with the snow there hasn't been much content but as it gets nicer there will be more. Check it out Anyways I love reading everything everyone has to say on here and thought I would give it a shot. Can't wait to grow with you guys and gals.