99 hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by debilorrah, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    How many roos? We are moving and we will be allowed 99 hens and they said 1 roo. [​IMG]
  2. sussexgal

    sussexgal Songster

    Holy Moses! Is he gonna be busy or what???
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Well, one rooster can service up to about 12-15 hens. You could rotate them in a separate pen, if that is what you are asking......
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    I'm just sayin. Whoever put that ordiance in place has no idea abbout chickens. By the way, it's 2 roos not one.
  5. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Songster

    Jan 29, 2007
    Quote:Not very realistic, is it?
    I was just thinking that perhaps they had meat chickens in mind when they made that rule? Non chicken people making the rules. [​IMG]
  6. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Quote:Lots of Vitamin E and Oysters........ [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    He'll be dead within a month of his coming of age. He'll sure love his ladies, but he'll get so frustrated over not being able to mate them all he'll mate himself to death [​IMG] Not really, he probably won't die, but unless you rotate him you'll have really bad luck trying to hatch eggs! LOL!
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    I started laughing at the guy one the phone with the county when I called to see what the limit is. He started laughing too.
  9. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    LOL, I wish I could have 99 hens![​IMG]
    I wonder where they came up with that particular number?[​IMG]
  10. banter

    banter Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    99 bunches of hens on the wall, 99 bunches of hens-take one down and pass it around-99 bunches of hens!

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