How many chickens do you have?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chicken Paradise, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. Chicken Paradise

    Chicken Paradise Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 21, 2009
    Central Missouri
    Couldn't do a search, it overloaded the system!
    We have 5 mature hens now with 15 2 week old cornish, soon to be butchered in a few weeks, 12 2 week old varying pullets.
    Just wondering about overall numbers. I'm afraid I've become a chicken hoarder.
  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    I have 20 right now, but 7 of them are meat birds who will only be around for another 2 weeks. I am allowed to have 14 hens, no roosters on my property.
  3. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    5 hens
    2 chicks in the brooder. One that is a week or so old the other is younger.
    Two Self Blue DUccle on the way. [​IMG]

    edited to ad: I am within city limits and am not allowed any livestock on my property. Darn good thing my chickens are pets
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2009
  4. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I have 28 standard hens and 1 roo
    12 bantam hens
    and approx 20 chicks of various ages
  5. foweler

    foweler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Chico, CA
    3 pullets. That's all I could talk the wife into. For now......
  6. Up-the-Creek

    Up-the-Creek Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2008
    West Virginia
    I have 11 hens
    2 roosters
    2 baby c h i c k s
    and 29 e g g s in the incubator.
    You can NEVER have too many!!!
  7. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    The South
    13 - laying ladies ( had 14 [​IMG], my astralorpe is mia, gone without a trace)
    and 1 fertile fella, Frankie

    [​IMG], oh and I can't forget about the 12 (round things we eat) being sat on right now. I'm not counting em' before they hatch though [​IMG]
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    31 total at present... looking to eat some this summer.
  9. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    Counting the 5 two week olds in the house, I have exactly 99 chickens.

    That number will be decreasing over the next month as about 20 of the 4 and 5 year olds in the laying flock have been selected for stewing hens. [​IMG]

  10. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2007
    Not enough [​IMG]
    23 hens and 1 roo

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