At what point do you have a chicken problem?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Fredster, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Fredster

    Fredster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For some time, I've not known just how many chickens we have. With the two back-to-back hatches we just had that added 41 new chicks, I *think* we have about 110 chickens.

    Three coops, three yards, all with chickens...and another 42 eggs going into the incubator tomorrow or Thursday.


    So when do we consider it "having a chicken problem?" [​IMG]
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    The first time you post a picture online, show a pic from your cellphone, or start a sentence with the phrase "my chickens...".

    You have a problem.
     
  3. Chicken Lil

    Chicken Lil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in trouble than!!![​IMG]
     
  4. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    i would say when you tell your spouse "there are no more eggs en route" when 6 folks have eggs in the mail to you, you have a problem.

    when you HAVE to buy another bator to accommodate the eggs en route, you have a problem.

    when you eat peanut butter for 2 weeks to afford bc marans eggs, you have a problem.

    when you have 200 chicks brooding in the living room, you have a problem

    when you qualify for a discount on poultry wire at the hardware store, you have a problem

    when you have as many pictures of your poultry as you have of your children, you have a problem

    need i go on?
     
  5. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

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    LOL. When you auction off your kids for chicken scratch
     
  6. exsia

    exsia Out Of The Brooder

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    Is having a 3 car garage full of brooders and incubator considered having a problem? [​IMG]
     
  7. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

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    exsia, that's a little crazy... I'd do the same, but we ain't got a garage! I just have them in my Bedroom, I have as many as my nose can bear!
     
  8. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you just get excited by the thought of "chick days at the feedstore" and you have 100 hens in the hen house... you have a problem.
     
  9. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
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    I keep calling the feed store.. "got em yet? : NO: WELL HURRY UP: We said we'd call..." My best friend works there. I used to work at the other one in town, but she laid me off [​IMG] I guess in winter the business ain't good
     
  10. Fredster

    Fredster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You guys make me feel like maybe I'm not in such bad shape after all. [​IMG]
     

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