How many chicks is TO many?!?!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gumpsgirl, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    I purchased my first chicks (RIR'S) two weeks ago. I ended up buying twelve chicks and have just fallen in love with them:love. I have had such a good time with my RIR's, I have ordered 20 Red Sex Link pullets, which are due to arrive sometime in May. Now that I have put some thought into this, I have realized that I am going to have 32 chickens!!![​IMG] Have I over done it?[​IMG] I think I have chicken fever!!![​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2008
  2. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    Overdone what?

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  3. ChickenCop

    ChickenCop Chillin' With My Peeps

    I see NOTHING wrong with that...i got 27 chickens here outside and another 21 chicks in the barn....Never have too many chickens LOL:p
  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    I think your neighbors will love you for supplying them with eggs.
  5. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    as long asu have room u can have chickens coming out your nose!
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    How many chicks is TO many

    Does not compute...what language is she speaking?? [​IMG]
  7. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
  8. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2007
    Well we are in the process of finishing our second coop and don't tell my husband but plans for a third on working in my brain. Once you get started it is hard to stop! One good note: I have been bringing eggs to my coworkers at school everyonce in a while and today they would not let me leave with out paying for them. Not what I had intended but it is kind of fun to say I sold my eggs today!!
  9. tnkinhunting

    tnkinhunting Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2008
    East Tennessee
    I bouoght 10 silkie babies today - I already have about 50 chicks - too many?????

    Naaaaaw, never too many!!!!!! Just have to make more pens! [​IMG]
  10. chickhamm

    chickhamm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    lets see.......10....10 and 19.....ok that is whats in the living room brooders.....another 17 outside.......18 going into the hatcher tomarrow......not counting the adults. [​IMG]

    Just make sure you have coups and runs for them, they grow FAST and need room to run around in.

    Nugetsowner.......hey, it helps pay for the feed!!


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