Hi, My family and I are starting a new chicken flock and are really excited. We are planning on getting 4-8 Ameraucana chicks and brooding away. Already got the materials for a brooder and the coop is half built! I am also an assistant professor of human genetics and genomics so I'm excited about learning more of the genetics of chicken breeds. Might be an interesting way of combining work and home life If you have genetic questions, I'd be happy to look into it and maybe we can all learn!