1) i have had chickens for a few years. i got chickens for the eggs then just got more and more! (2) i have about 70 chickens right now (3) i have black austrlorps, black copper marans, salmon flaverolles, and silkies then a few other standard breed laying hens. (4) i found out about byc from trying to find out what breed of chicken i had. (5) my other hobby is riding bulls (6) besides all the chickens i have, i also have 3 dogs 5 horses 2 turkeys and 3 ducks. i ride bulls for a living.