Hello all, My name is Jennifer and I live in Northern California. I have wanted chickens for a very long time. I finally feel that we are at a time in our lives that we can take on chickens. We are in the process of retrofitting the wood shed as a coop. We are going to rebuild parts of it and revamp for ventilation, brood boxes, storage, and an attached yard. It will be a bit of work but I am really excited and the husband is finally on board. We anticipate chicks in March that will live in the garage until they are ready for the outside coop. I am having a ton of fun reading up on the different breeds and like so many. 2 of my 4 kids are enjoying the chicken research and talk. I look forward to sharing in this community as I get my coop built, receive and hand raise new chicks and then the transition out to the coop.