I found a cure to buying more chicks

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by gaited horse, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

    Aug 14, 2008
    Fernley, NV
    step 1: figure out what type of chickens you like.
    step 1 1/2 buy more land
    step 2: buy 5 hens of every breed you like and build several breeder coops.
    step 3: buy one rooster of every breed of hen you bought.
    step 4: put hens in each breeder coop.
    step 5: put rooster in coop wwith the hens of the same breed and wait.
    step 6: buy lots of bators and build a brooder for each breed.
    step 7: enjoy all the chicks you get
    step 8: repeat with geese, ducks, turkeys, and other poultry.
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2009
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Wish I had the room.
  3. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

    Aug 14, 2008
    Fernley, NV
    if you need and step 1 1/2 buy more land
  4. Fancie

    Fancie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2008
    Is that how you do it.... I keep forgeting step 1 1/2....... which is probably why I keep buying more chicks...... [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    But it won't stop you from getting duckings, poults, or keets!
  6. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    I'm looking at a house now with 4 and a half times the amount of land we currently have AND two storage buildings! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    AAAAAaaaaaaaaaaghhhhh! I was hoping there was a cure...that's no cure!

    It's just a different, related disease...I guess I really know better. My little sister (31) was here yesterday and asked me if I wanted more kids or something. The nurturing thing...I told her not really...I love my kids, but chickens are cheaper.
  8. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

    Aug 14, 2008
    Fernley, NV
    its a cure its just not one that you can stop getting chickens
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I already have the cure. He's 6' 4", about 270 lbs. and every time I mention chicks he reminds me the coop has room enough for one more - ME. [​IMG]

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