How did this happen.......................????????????????????

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mmajw, May 12, 2008.

  1. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    I have had chickens for several years meat and layers. Then all of a sudden I decided to get more. Then I found this website, got even more layer chicks. Decided to get more than the normal amount for me of meat birds. Now I have DH making a new LARGER coop. To top it all off I just ordered fertile eggs to try and hatch with my kids.

    How did this happen? I went from just having a few and liking it to now I cant get enough and loving it.

    Just had to share my little vent.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'm sure I don't know what you're talking about... [​IMG]





    (Hehehe, now we have you, my pretty...[​IMG])
     
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hope you're DH is adding lots of room to your coop because if you stay on here you'll end up with chickens running out your ears!!!! At least you're in good company, huh?!!! LOL
     
  4. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It happens to the best of us. I started with 9 now I have 29 and just ordered 12 fertile eggs for my broody to hatch.[​IMG] Someone please tell me how this happens:he I really think it must be love:love
     
  5. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    I started with 10 (about) freebies that the old owners of my house didn't want. Now those are long gone (weasel or coon) and I have almost 30. I have 5 in the bator (origanally 9) and even some ducks. I want some guineas, and some bantam chickens. Its an obsession, but I love it.
     
  6. yellowdragon

    yellowdragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started out with a momy with 5 babies.... Now I have 47 chickens (3 hens siting with 36 eggs)and an incubator about to be filled.... Watch out it happens quick.. and right in front of you.
     
  7. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Don't feel bad. I started with none and now I have 25 and getting 2 guineas and possibly a turkey in less than 2 months. Go figure. but i [​IMG] them each and every one.
     
  8. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    you just have a case of chicken fever.
     
  9. australorpnonnie

    australorpnonnie Out Of The Brooder

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    :lol:Chickens Happen. We started out with 10 grown laying hens and now we have 12 laying hens 11 australorps almost 2 months old, 19 cuckoo marans that are 6 weeks old 5 bantys of which one is sitting 5 eggs 2 barred cochins 1 hen and 1 roo she is sitting on 18 eggs and a welsummer roo that we are fixing to put with his two hens and my hubby is on his way home with a hovabator to hatch some of our and our nephews banty eggs that the hens won't brood. It's an addiction a good addiction.
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2008
  10. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wait.....we started out with 10 a year ago.....now we have 46 or 56 [​IMG] (Can't remember anymore)... and soon ALL of your friends will be getting chickens..... Two of ours are now chicken addicted and there is a third...(family member) on the way.... [​IMG]
    They are like potatoe chips.....can't just have one!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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