Chicken Math

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by coppahed, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. coppahed

    coppahed Out Of The Brooder

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    Got hammered by chicken math today. I have been looking for Chanteclers. Found five(2 roo's& 3 pullets)and then decided that I could breed the roo's to Dominiques and get sex-link chicks w/little to no comb.
    Just what I am looking for.Ordered 6 Dominique pullets. Forgot that I already had 7 sex-link pullets that I wanted to x with Chanteclers to reduce comb size. That will give me 16 hens and 2 roo's. Plus my Barred Rock roo and his 6 girls. Butta bing, butta boom, butta bang I'm upto 25 chickens. How can I stop this disease?
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2011
  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Roosters don't count, as they don't lay eggs!
     
  3. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    YOU CANT! Besides, it isn't a disease...it's a...a...there's a word for it that escapes me right now...but yep, that's what it is! [​IMG]
     
  4. coppahed

    coppahed Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You. I feel much better now that I know I only have 22 chickens! I can live with that. Until spring.
     
  5. deChickyHen

    deChickyHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NOPE because you forgot you had the 7 sex links, they don't count either [​IMG] [​IMG] .. i learned Chicken math the hard way [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. KarenP

    KarenP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's so addicting!!![​IMG] I never thought i would enjoy my chickens so much. I just keep adding to the bunch!!
     
  7. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    Chicken Math forced my poor dad to build another coop! Then after that I bought a chicken hutch that I saved up for........NOW I need to build a little run for my NEW baby Silkies!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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