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how do I convince my parents to let me get another chicken

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chixruleboysdrool, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. chixruleboysdrool

    chixruleboysdrool Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2011
    I have asked my parents if I could get one more chicken. My mom said she was ok with it if my dad was ok with it. That made me happy, but there is only one problem. My dad is not ok with it. He said " we have enough animals! no more." We do have two chickens, a cat, and four fish. What should I do to convince him that I can take care of another chicken? any ideas?
  2. lilcritters

    lilcritters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2011
    White Church Missouri
    More eggs??? Smaller grocery bill?????

  3. HollyBird24

    HollyBird24 Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 10, 2011
    Manitoba, Canada
    More eggs?
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    More eggs LOL One egg per person in the family LOL!
  5. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    ...you could always go with chickens have a pecking order, and with as few as two chickens, the pecking order becomes very extreme. One very submissive individual, and one very dominant...when the top chicken has more than one underling to focus on, there is less fighting in general?

    How old are your current chickens? At two years of age, egg production can slow, so adding a new young bird will help up egg production.
  6. MethowPeeps25

    MethowPeeps25 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 7, 2011
    Kirkland, WA
    Yeah more eggs for sure haha :) try talking to him about how one more chicken really isn't that hard! Maybe help with some of the money for food (unless you already do that of course)!

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