Hi. I guess this is where we introduce ourselves....we are Sue and Vern in Oregon. We have never had chickens- Vern's colleagues at work built him a very nice chicken coop as a retirement gift since he'd been mentioning that he wanted to get chickens when he retired. We don't have the chicks yet--need to wait until after a trip at the end of March so we will be here to babysit. We have two horses, 7 goats and 3 cats (just lost our old black lab and if anyone knows of a nice little of lab puppies due in May in Oregon or Washington let me know!--off topic I know). I was wondering about some recommendations for ordering online in small numbers of chicks. Wilco has their chicks in but not sure if they will have many in early April, so wanted to be prepared with a plan in case they don't. We were thinking of maybe 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Barred Rocks and 2 Easter Eggers for a 4x8 coop with the same size run, but they are going to be allowed to free range during the day once they are big enough to be safe. Does anyone think any of that is a bad plan?