Hey y'all!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Veatch81, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. Veatch81

    Veatch81 Out Of The Brooder

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    Long time farm kid first time chicken farmer!!! :) grew up raising horses and cattle. Live on the out skirts of the big city now thought it'd be fun for me and my two boys to raise some chickens. Thought we'd buy a few and hatch a few. Always wanted to try hatching some eggs. Thank you in advance for any help and info y'all pass along. :)
     
  2. lcertuche

    lcertuche Chillin' With My Peeps

    Glad to meet you. This is my favorite social website these days. If you have a question, someone will have the answer. I'm sure you will get chicken fever like the rest of us. Beware of chicken math, lol.
     
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Egg Grower Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Veatch81

    Veatch81 Out Of The Brooder

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    Chicken math? [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Chicken math, some examples : if you get a roo (male) replace it with two (females). Chicks do not count when you are totaling amount of birds you have. Bantams count as only 1/2 chicken. Birds you received for free - don't add to your total.

    After a while you will come up with more creative reasons for adding more to your flock.
     
  6. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Egg Grower Premium Member Project Manager

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    Chicken math to me means:
    You originally wanted just 2 or 3 but bought 6 or 7.
    You found out some were boys, so you had to get "rid" of them and bought 5 more.
    2 of those 5 turned out to be boys too....
    So you had to buy a few more...
    and then you buy an incubator.....
    then you find yourself ordering special hatching eggs....

    It never stops!
    You will never have just 3 hens!
     
  7. Veatch81

    Veatch81 Out Of The Brooder

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    I hear that! I was thinking 3 or 4 now I'm thinking more like a dozen.
     
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Oh yeah, chicken math! Especially if you are wanting to hatch! I love hatching! [​IMG]

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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