Hi Jakob! I'm a newb too! The hubs and I are building a coop over here in Waterloo (not so very far away!) and then we'll look into getting hopefully 4 residents. Why did you decide on the Barred Rocks? BigFam -Pix! We need pix of your coop-in-progress and mural!!! Hope everyone had a fabby Easter. I got lots of garden set-up work done this weekend and all the hardware cloth has been wrestled into place on the tractor. pant, pant. I swore a LOT putting that stuff up by myself. Maggie! How's the... ... lice situation on your chickens? BabyLady!!!!! I got to go see Hunger Games this weekend!!!!!! Freakin' and Geekin'!!!!!!!