Chicken Math

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mybackyardpeepers, May 24, 2019.

  1. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Found this on Facebook, how true it is!!!
    Explain your personal chicken math.
    I was supposed to only get 4, that quickly turned to 5. Then hubby agreed to 2 for his son, that turned to 3 before we even left the store. I always wanted Silkies, you guessed it now have 5! I got brave and mail ordered 3, I get a free chick so that makes 4 new babies soon!!! Wow that got way out of hand.
     
  2. Ninjasquirrel

    Ninjasquirrel Songster

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    We wanted 4...but we figured we'd lose a couple to predators so we bought 8.

    4 x 2 - y = 4 chickens.

    Y is chickens lost to predators.

    Y=0 :lau
     
  3. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    So when is your next batch going to be? You can't really stop at 8, you are having suck good luck! Lol
     
  4. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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    4 buff orpingtons.... start
    Hubby: go get 2 more=6
    Barred rocks will look nice with the buffs =8
    Trip to feed store for 'dog food ' =16

    Fast forward to present day=3 separate flocks and a new huge walk in coop :fl

    Me+chicken math = many apologies to my sweet yet patient, and instigating husband :lau
     
  5. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    I have yet to tell my hubby about the 4 hatching and shipping the 28th of this month!!! :gig
     
  6. Ninjasquirrel

    Ninjasquirrel Songster

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    We dont have room for more...but who cares? No big deal...iiiii want moooooooore.
     
  7. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    I think chicken math should be a real disorder!!!
     
  8. Ninjasquirrel

    Ninjasquirrel Songster

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    Chickenholics anonymous. Its a 12 step program. The first step is admitting you have a problem. The second step is building a bigger coop. The third step is buying more chickens...wait. I already screwed up. Back to step one
     
  9. dalasgalas

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    Can't just get one chick...They get lonely.
     
  10. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Ok ok I screwed up to, I haven't started the build a bigger coop yet but plans to add on to my diy (brand new) is in the works. Dang I don't think I can get past step one!!! :he
     

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