(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Decided to get chickens last fall, built a small coop/large tractor. Two weeks ago picked up day old chicks. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We have a flock of 4 chickens. (3) What breeds do you have? They're a mixed bag - California White, Black Australorp, Buff Orpington, Brown Star (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Probably googling the chick's behavior out of undue concern or when deciding on coop design last fall. (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Gardening, cooking, programming (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. The chickens will share a yard with 3 pugs.