how many chickens do you have ?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by first time farmer, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. first time farmer

    first time farmer Songster

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    I have 14 now but i started out with 2 lol how about every one else? Chickens are so addicting!
     
  2. briana1975

    briana1975 Songster

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    Starting kinda small. 28 chickens and 6 turkeys. 11 of the roosters will be dinner.
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I have 12. Two roosters, ten hens.
     
  4. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

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    Right now I have 7 laying hens, 1 EE pullet, and a silkie(hoping she's a she, but don't know yet). The problem is that I keep finding different breeds that I just love! [​IMG]
     
  5. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

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    We started with 6 (hens only). We now have 49 (the original 6 plus 38 3-month-olds and 5 2-month-olds). Of the 49 though, 17-ish will be butchered (excess roos) and 4 or so pullets are going to my mom. I think we'll end up with 25-ish hens and 3 roos. [​IMG] VERY ADDICTING!!!
     
  6. Hi! A bunch! I refuse to disclose the exact number for fear it might be used against me at a later date.
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    Lisa
     
  7. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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    I lost count some where between 100 to 200:)
     
  8. max13077

    max13077 Songster

    too many...
     
  9. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Songster

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    Quote:Yeah, me, too! [​IMG]

    Actually, I started with about 30 - over a year ago. Added a dozen Ameraucanas and some home-grown mutts 8 weeks ago. Oh, and some 4-H pheasants 7 weeks ago. THEN 16 silkies & showgirls nearly 4 weeks ago. So, I have a WHOLE LOTTA chickens!!!!
     
  10. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I have 75 chickens and a hen who is setting on 7 eggs.
     

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