(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Fairly new. We've had our chickens for about 8 months or so I think, we got them at a Del's Farm store and raised them from chicks. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Initially we had 5 chicks, but then adopted one from a family member who couldn't take care of it anymore. (3) What breeds do you have? 1 Plymouth Barred Rock ("Licorice" aka "Little Blackie"), 1 Wyandotte ("Kopoko"), 2 Golden S-links ("Ponyo" and the other one was the one we adopted and named "Katniss"), 1 Buff Orpington ("Daisy"), and 1 Ameraucana ("Gemma"). (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Google (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Art, photography, music, travel, reading (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. We also have a dog and a cat and recently added two goldfish to the group. Living in rainy Washington State.