after eggs hatch does any1 have trouple deciding which1's to keep?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bock_Bock, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    I already know i am keeping my first born which is a silkie x but i also want to keep my naked neck chick, but then i also want a ee, and then i have this really nice colored silver and black chick i want to keep, what do i do i dont know
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2009
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    How many can you keep?

    Then pic your favs.

    I'm just hoping I get enough so that I can give some away.

    I am rehoming a roo and 6 of my hens this Friday. I'm probably sacrificing a dozen eggs a week but they will give me more room for the little ones.
     
  3. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    i can not have any more chicks/chickens a si live in the city but i am prob going to get rid of the hen as she hasnt layed in a couple months for some reason, and then my rir roo and i still got to figure what my barred rock wannabe is cuz if ti si a roo then it is going too if it is a hen then it is staying, but i could prob keep another 2 or 3 bu ti might keep for till they get a few week older or more till i can tell if they are hens or roos so i know hwich i can keep so if i decide to keep 4 then when they are old enough to tell i will get rid of the roos and keep the pullets but i will see, this just really sucks
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Ah the blessings of hatching and keeping chickens!
     
  5. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
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    yes but it really stinks i dont have room for them all
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    No I dont have a problem,,,I keep them all [​IMG]
     
  7. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    ok so im guessing you are a contry person with room i am a city person with no room and laws against me
     
  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    No sorry [​IMG] I guess I am being a little too silly and not funny. I keep them till they are about 2-4 months old, then I weed them out and sell the ones I dont want. Or give them to good homes. I would say that I would have to keep them at least 2 months to Know which ones I would want. If that helps.
     

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