How did I count wrong?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SassyKat6181, May 15, 2011.

  1. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I was sent 4 roos with my duck order, and picked up 12 red pullets from TSC 8 weeks ago...... Today I am doing a headcount and there are 17....17? [​IMG] How the heck did this happen?
     
  2. earnhardtlvr

    earnhardtlvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken math at it's finest! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup. you mastered chicken math! [​IMG]
     
  4. lizch

    lizch Out Of The Brooder

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    ginger c. :

    yup. you mastered chicken math! [​IMG]

    I think "mastered" is a little strong, given that there's only a 1 chick difference between the intended number and the actual number. Or, to put it another way, only a 6% increase. My own initial exposure to chicken math produced a 233% increase between the intended number (3) and actual number (7) [​IMG]
     
  5. earnhardtlvr

    earnhardtlvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think "mastered" is a little strong, given that there's only a 1 chick difference between the intended number and the actual number. Or, to put it another way, only a 6% increase. My own initial exposure to chicken math produced a 233% increase between the intended number (3) and actual number (7) [​IMG]

    My own initial exposure to chicken mat produced a 473% increase between the intended number (6) and actual number (29)! [​IMG] [​IMG] Darn chicken math! [​IMG]
     
  6. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    +4+2+2-1+4-3+3+1!!! That was MY chicken math this year!! LOL! All the -'s were Roo's that had to go.... [​IMG]
     
  7. tclegg

    tclegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicken math went like this...we wanted to start with 4 or 5--state minimum was 6...called to place order and decided 4 of each was needed to keep even. so we are to 8 now. But I still want to get 2 more breeds but to keep it "even" between them all I have to get 4 of each of those--which gives us grand total of 16!! from our initial of 4...And he wonders how we got to that count...It is CHICK MATHMATICS!!! LOL
     
  8. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

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    I love chicken math. Mine for this year was 4+4-1+2+8-3+2-1+1+2-2+1. Dont you just love it, i know i do.
     
  9. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I think "mastered" is a little strong, given that there's only a 1 chick difference between the intended number and the actual number. Or, to put it another way, only a 6% increase. My own initial exposure to chicken math produced a 233% increase between the intended number (3) and actual number (7) [​IMG]

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  10. Tawodi

    Tawodi Out Of The Brooder

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    how is this for math... December I decided I wanted to get 4 chickens to keep at the house. Counting the 32 (yes 32) that have hatched, i'm around 70 now.
     

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