I want to thank the Back yard chickens site for so much enjoyment. I Read and read all I could about raising chicks, building a coop, protecting them, feeding them, etc before I bought my two children 7 day old chicks. Well now we act like old pro's. Our 7 day old chick turned out to be Two Rhode Island red Roosters, 2 rhode island red hens, 1 golden sex link hen, 1 black giant hen, and 1 barred rock hen. They now are laying eggs each and every day. We are getting around 4 eggs a day. My family and friends all love the FREE Fresh eggs. And Since doing this my children have learned so much about life and the things we all seem to take for granted. We Love our Chickens so much and enjoy going to the coop to gather the eggs every day. This whole experience has taught my children so much. Before we had chickens my kids were like most pre teens where it watch T.v or play video games or what ever but now we get home from work and school and play outside with and around our chickens. I want to again thank this site. BYC has had a huge impact on making the experience and learning how to care and raise our chickens so easy and FUN!! Here are a few pictures From this to this. All grown up now!!!