How many chicks is TO many?!?!

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

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    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. Overdone what?

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  3. ChickenCop

    ChickenCop Songster

    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 Crowing

    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

    How many chicks is TO many

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

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
  8. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Songster

    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 Songster

    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 Songster

    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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