Hey you hatchaholics.....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by itsy, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you do with all the little peeps you hatch out? So many people hatch and hatch and hatch. I could see it becoming addicting.......
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    It depends on if I'm hatching for myself, for a friend or to sell. I just took about 30 cockerels I hatched to a nearby livestock auction that ranged from 8 weeks to 8 months old. Some of the pullets I'll keep as replacements for my older hens and some I'll sell. I kept 4 cockerels for my breeding stock. I just hatched out more chicks and have more in my incubator. These will be for sale. My local Tractor Supply store will send buyers to our farm and another feed store down the road from us does too. Most people want to buy pullets but once in awhile someone will want a cockerel.
     
  3. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    usually i dont hatch too many, i mean there are actually times of the year that there are no eggs in the incubator, ..... LOL,, but usually i try to sell them at the trade swap meet, i cant sell the older ones there, but people seem to love the chicks, and you will see many people trying too sex the chicks by hanging them from there feet... head,,, ETc lol
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:You got that right. [​IMG]
     
  5. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he he he he he so true
     

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