(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? New to chickens, got one yesterday from someone giving her away. Purchased two from the feed store today. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Two (3) What breeds do you have? Barred Rock and Buff Oprington Hens (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Google (5) What are some of your other hobbies? gardening, reading, writing and cooking (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Well, I am a wife. I am a momma to five. We live in a small home in Southern California and have started to become a bit more self-sufficient.