(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I have been keeping chickens for about a year and a half (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 19 hens and one cockerel (3) What breeds do you have? Copper Marans, Lavender Arucanna, Buff Sussex, Black Sussex, and various others, the cockerel is a White Sussex. (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Surfing the net for chicken sites (5) What are some of your other hobbies? I have just started to keep a few ducks as I have a large natural pond, also have three cats and love gardening and card making.