All i got for christmas....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickenaddict, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Songster

    May 19, 2008
    East Bethel MN
    was 4 broody hens!!!! I went to tuck the chickens in the coop last night and saw that 2 of my hens went broody on me, both were sitting in empty nests screaming at me. Are they nuts wanting to hatch chicks this time of year? I left the coop and went to the garage where i have 8 more chickens who can't tolerate cold temps and low and behold 2 more broody hens!!!! Just when egg production started picking up again. One of the hens has been broody 4 times between last spring and now, another had just got done hatching and raising a baby cochin and is at it again. On one hand i hate to waste a broody hen but on the other hand i got 22 baby chicks living in my office with NO room to spare for any more mamas and babies. As it is between what i hatched and what i bought from ideal most ended up to be roosters so you can imagine the chaos in the office. Ugh!!!! What would you guys do?

    Merry Christmas everyone!!!!!

  2. All I got for Christmas is

    ...a dropoff cat.

    What a rotten thing to do to puddy on Christmas Day (or maybe last night). I bet they have a new kitten...she's welcome here but I don't think a barn equals what she's lost, and it's going to be -11C tonight.

    Then again, if they treated her like that, I'm thrilled to have her.


    Oh and I'd give your hens some old golf balls or comething similar.
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    all I got for christmas is $100.00 from my mom and someone hit my reserve on ebay. so I got $275 total. I may rescue the chinchillas I saw.
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    My mom got me a sleep shirt with Tweety on it! My dad and her spent two days looking for a sleep shirt with a chicken on it and didn't find it so they settled for Tweety. How sweet is that????
  5. freshegg

    freshegg Songster

    May 15, 2008
    I got a 1kt diamond journey necklace, $100 hair salon gift card,$200 Jc penny gift card, laptop and a top of the line TOM Tom [​IMG] . My xmas was way more than expected. Hubby woke us up at 3.30 am to open presents LOL.
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Quote:Lol! Your hubby sounds like me. I love the tomtom GPS. I own a tomtom one. My mom first hated it and said maps are better. now she is trying to steal it on me. I am going to buy her one on her b-day.
  7. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Songster

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
    Oldest daughter got the computer printer and an antique desk;the youngest daughter got her game system and purses which she loves and hubby got a amo trailer to go with the WWII jeep that we are having rebuilt.
  8. All I got for Christmas......... is Navy stuff!!!!!! [​IMG] My brother is in Navy Boot camp. My family and I are going to Great Lakes Il. I can't wait because I haven't seen him for two months. [​IMG]
  9. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
    CELL PHONE!!!! WII!!!!! and my parents said we were going to be "frugal this year" [​IMG] If this is frugal, then I wanna be frugal every year
  10. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    An egg turner!!wewt!!!Can't wait to fill it up :)Gratz on the broody hens lol

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