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How many chickens do you have?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Romoshka, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. Romoshka

    Romoshka Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 15, 2012
    Clemson, SC
    I'm rather new to chickens having just finished my second year. I have 14 2+year old hens in my laying house/run, 26 22week old housed with 14 14week old in another house/run and 22 3 week old in the brooder. And a rooster with 3 hens In another smaller house/run that supply my hatching eggs. All black Australorps. It seems that I have way more than most on this site.
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    I think you are on the high end but I've read some posts where individual's flocks stretch into the 100's! Personally, I have go beyond 50 or so...quickly reduced by half as these are meat chickens. The remaining 1/2 are layers and the odd rooster.
  3. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

    Mar 3, 2011
    The Land of Enchantment
    I only have 5 in my small yard in the suburbs - but they are spoiled!
  4. DLV58

    DLV58 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2013
    Hi, I have 7 girls right now and if all goes well with this 1st flock I will add a few more.
  5. I have 19 chickens total all pets. 5 roosters 14 hens. Breeds: 2 Black Australorps , 3 Americaunas, 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 RIRs, 1 Cochin X Barred Rock, 8 Cochin X Barred Rock X Black Australorps, 1 Black Australorp X Americauna,
  6. beckyb1971

    beckyb1971 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2012
    nw georgia
    we have 3 dom, 4 Phoenix, 5 ss, 5 glw, 11 marans, 8 blrw,10 ees, 2 Cochin, 5 polish, 5 slw, 4 bbreds, 11 rir, 1 barnie, 9 silkies, 6 sizzles, an I probably forgotten some,
  7. chickenbythesea

    chickenbythesea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
    Nova Scotia
    we have 1 golden comet, 2 lavender orpingtons, 2 RIR, 1 delaware, 1 silver spangled hamburg, 3 easter eggers, 2 houdans, 2 chanteclaires and 2 golden laced W's. However, 5 of these are roosters so that number will soon be dropping by 5.
  8. connor97

    connor97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 7 hens, they are 2 easter eggers, 2 buff orpingtons, 1 barred rock, 1 rhode island red, and 1 silkie
  9. ChickenFox

    ChickenFox Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2013
    West Virginia
    I have 14 right now though I plan on getting more. I have 2 EE pullets, 1 EE Roo, 4 RSL pullets, 2 SLW pullets, 3 banty hens and 2 banty Roo's. I'm actually incubating some banty eggs right now to try to increase my hen to roo ratio bantam wise. I plan on adding at least 4 more LF hens next spring as well.
  10. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    I have 16 right now. One rooster and fifteen hens, so I obviously need to buy a few more pretty roosters, right?[​IMG]

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