(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? We had a friend give us 8 chickens, his coop, feeder & water pail about March 2017. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We had 8. We think they got taken. No signs of loss of feathers, distress. Got 12 more. Racoons and coyotes got 8, so we are left with 4. (3) What breeds do you have? Barred Rock (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? A friend (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Gardener, sewing, bowling, and my 5 year old Grandson (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. Born and raised in Oklahoma. married for 37 years, we own a business and have a ball with our 5 year old Grandson.