1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I got started with my first chicks almost 2 years ago. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 12 (11 hens, 1 rooster) (3) What breeds do you have? 6 R.I. Reds , 3 barred Rock, 3 plymouth rock (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? Watching them run when it is time to come in at night for their worm treats (5) What are some of your other hobbies? novice gardening, horses (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? BYC has been great help to me as I got started, and as I continue to grow my flock - always good info and tips.