(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? yes and no, Got our first ones about 4-5 years ago but still have much to learn (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 11 (3) What breeds do you have? Americana, Silkie, Cochen, and 1 unknown (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens? the kids like them (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Horses, sewing, music, baking (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Family= husband, 1 3yo son, 1 9yo daughter. Have 2 horses, 2 dogs, 1 rabbit, and chickens. I am a vet Tech and an independent Origami Owl designer. (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? I learned about BYC while trying to doctor a chick with a prolapsed rectum 4-5 years ago... Chick survived and turned out to be a roo so no prolapse problems since! Joined tonight for a new problem with a new batch of chicks. I am checking with my Vet before I ask about the problem here.