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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GaNewChick, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    McDonough, Ga.
    I apologize if this has been asked before.

    I read where many of you hatch large numbers of chicks, and/or buy them in large quantities. My guestions are:

    Do you raise chickens for the eggs?
    Do you raise them for pleasure?
    Do you raise and eat them?
    Do you raise them and sell?

    Thanks!
     

  2. Eastins Eggs

    Eastins Eggs Songster

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    I raise them for eggs.
     
  3. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

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    Yes to all the questions.
    I sell the extra chicks.
    I sell eggs
    I enjoy having them as pets
    and the pain in the backside roosters go in the stew pot.
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2009
  4. Mandalina

    Mandalina Songster

    Apr 1, 2009
    Savannah,MO
    i am raising mine for eggs and companionship...lol. jk, they are also family pets.
     
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    I sell some chicks, I raise some for eggs, and I raise some to sell.
     
  6. MNmommy

    MNmommy Songster

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    I just got chickens this year and I got them as pets and for their eggs but mostly pets.
     
  7. Buckhorn Farm

    Buckhorn Farm OLD Country Girl

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    after years without chickens, i now have 23 chicks and am looking forward to eggs, and meat and they are tons of pleasure:)
     

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