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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

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    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

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    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

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    I only have 5 in my small yard in the suburbs - but they are spoiled!
     
  4. DLV58

    DLV58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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