Go away SNOW!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by startingover, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. startingover

    startingover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So glad to see the snow finally melting. It's 40 degrees so far here today. Not raining too bad - more of a misty drizzle. The chickens and guineas are finally out of their house. They have been locked up for 3 weeks. They hate it. I've been getting only 2 eggs a day from 15 hens. I guess they are letting me know that they are extremely displeased with being locked up. I let them out for the first time yesterday and I got 5 eggs. Hopefully I get more today!

    I've got chicks on my brain and it's getting harder and harder to resist ordering some. I don't have the space this time of year but I want babies!! Been tossing around the idea of starting hatching now or ordering some so when April rolls around to the first poultry swap I host of 2011 I have some older chicks closer to laying... but space... alas what is a chicken lover supposed to do.............

    Anyone else feeling like I do?
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    What is a chicken lover to do?????????????




    Ready.............set.................


    Incubate [​IMG]
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:Isn't that the truth!!

    I have 7 incubators, three with eggs in 'em right now. One is hatching today.
     

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