Hi! I'm Michel, 30 years old and come from Bodenwerder, Lower Saxony, Germany. (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes i'm pretty new. Last year in march, i built a coop and bought my first chickens . (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 3 hens and 1 rooster. (3) What breeds do you have? Vorwerk chickens. (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? The main reason are the eggs. A other reason is the ideal, that i don't have to support the big poultry keeping firms, with all that hybrids in it. (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I'm a fossil hunter and i think i'm pretty good at it. Beside this i love to take fotographs and listen to music. Every now and then i go climbing and fishing. (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Before the chickens i never had pets. I'm working with handicapped peple. The most important person to me is my twin brother. (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? I just googled about a specific topc an landed here.