142 nest found

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by panner123, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    Some might have read about my six year old grand daughter releasing all my chickens two weeks ago. Well, all my grand kids are here for the first week of summer. They went out to find and catch them, only to find 142 hens nesting. In each nest there are five to seven eggs. According to the twelve year old they still have to find eighty three hens, come this fall I will have to check out the recipe section to figure out how many ways chicken can be prepared. Just a good thing the nearest nieghbor is more than a half mile away, for half will be roos.
     
  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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  3. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    OH MY!! THats a lot of peeps!!!! Have fun getting them all rounded up in the fall! By then they will be semi feral! [​IMG]
     
  5. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Jezebelle

    Jezebelle Out Of The Brooder

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    wow...ur looking at like 500 chicks at lest if they have been fertilized!!! OMG!!! ok you have to post pics of the many chickies you will be hatcing!!


    i feel sorry for you when you have all the roos around house!!
     
  7. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    Open a hatchery! [​IMG]
     
  8. missusduray

    missusduray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG! That is a lot of chickens and eggs! Are you going to round up the hens and eggs before hand? Is there any way that you could move the hens and eggs to safe places that you can control? That might make it easier on you when it comes time for them to hatch. Good luck to you and your chickens. Sounds like you are going to have your work cut out for you.
    Kristyne
     
  9. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband said HOLY COW! I told him no......chickens dear, chickens.
     
  10. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
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    That's crazy!!! What breeds are they?
     

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