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I agree to start advertising them now, and just get rid of all the males. Advertise on CL, fliers at the feed store, maybe ask the local 4-H or FFA if they know of anyone who wants them. Keeping males adds a whole nother dimension to a flock and IMO it's best to start with a flock of pullets for a year or so, then add a male if you're so inclined.

 

 

 

 I wouldn't deal with buying birds from that feed store again, that's too many mis-sexed birds.

 

You may also want to post pics here to confirm genders.


Edited by donrae - 11/29/15 at 9:44am

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I agree to start advertising them now, and just get rid of all the males. Advertise on CL, fliers at the feed store, maybe ask the local 4-H or FFA if they know of anyone who wants them. Keeping males adds a whole nother dimension to a flock and IMO it's best to start with a flock of pullets for a year or so, then add a male if you're so inclined.

 

 

 

 I wouldn't deal with buying birds from that feed store again, that's too many mis-sexed birds.

 

You may also want to post pics here to confirm genders.

http://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch/?advanced=1&sort=lastupdate&order=descending&type=35&createdbyuserid[]=391086

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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