Chickens In Ya Window

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by scflock, Sep 23, 2015.

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  1. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    x2. Walnut, I'd say do what you need to do. I'm sure we all appreciate the consideration though!
    Also, if you didn't see while you were out of town, I finally sold my lone slate turkey last week. $40! I miss her, but one just wasn't good alone. I might like a few of your eggs next spring.
     
  2. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I hope to have lots of turkey eggs as I will keep at least 6 hens, and I found I have a very strong market for EE chicks, and I have lots more and bigger incubators so I am anxiously awaiting spring 2016!

    My 3 hens laid about 220 eggs plus whatever Big Mama broke, probably another dozen. I only need to raise 50 or so turkeys for market, so I can sell hatching eggs without worrying if I will have enough.

    Lone turkeys are whiney, so you did the right thing. But they are so sweet it's hard to see them go.
     
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  3. rossfam06

    rossfam06 Beak Brokers

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    I am sure we can make your basket colorful!!
     
  4. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That "live hat" was up to three pounds with sharp nails and big turkey cecal poops. She lost her desk privileges a couple of weeks ago and had been having tantrums ever since.

    The reaction from the flock to her arrival was interesting. The young males all courted her, Big Mama threatened her. The bantam roosters were beating her up until she figured out she could hit back. She is safely socializing from the other side of a fence.
     
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  5. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    [​IMG] That would have been an interesting introduction to watch. I can sympathize with the sharp nails and large poops, for sure! Goodness, I bet she could do a number on a desk!!
     
  6. WalnutHill

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    When she had desk privileges, she perched on the rim of a plastic tub fitted with an old rag on the bottom. So when she did let go, I could quickly toss the rag and things would be good again. But she soon discovered flight, and that sitting on the basket was not as fun as exploring my office, so I had to keep her in a cage.
     
  7. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    Fork Joaquin...
     
  8. dan26552

    dan26552 Flock Master

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    Flood you?
     
  9. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    5 inches where I am. Worked all day yesterday just to be able to open today. My site is one of a handfull in my industry open today. Must be well managed ;)
    50 miles south of us got 17 inches...
     
  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    Wow, that must be an excellent manager... [​IMG]
     
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