I know you can but would you???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by swmommyto3, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. swmommyto3

    swmommyto3 Out Of The Brooder

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    we have 5 hens only 3 are currently laying, there is a post in my town for 8 buff orp hens, Im soooooo tempted to get 4 (we only have room for 4 more) to help keep everyone warm and get more eggs (I actually had to buy some [​IMG] ) would you get them or tough it out till spring when our chix start laying? tia!!!
     
  2. Granolamom

    Granolamom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say "the more, the merrier!". If they're nice hens, in good health and friendly, go for it (I would), and in the spring, when you have eggs galore, give some to your friends and neighbors, or sell them at the market.
     
  3. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I WOULD GET THEM NOW! AT LEAST YOU KNOW THEY'RE NOT ROOSTERS AND EGG PRODUCTION CAN DROP OFF SO YOU SHOULD BE IN CHECK UNTIL SPRING![​IMG]
     
  4. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get them!!!! That's just what I did last weekend [​IMG]
     
  5. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How big is your coop? I am in the same boat....
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Oh, go for it!!!! BO's are great chickens!
     
  7. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're asking US??? Get them!! [​IMG]
     
  8. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I would DEFINATELY get the BO. BUT!!!! Dont forget to quarantine for 30 days! Dont need to take any chances with your current flock. And WHEN you get them...we of course want pics! LOL
     
  9. swmommyto3

    swmommyto3 Out Of The Brooder

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    alright! I just called she says they are 18mo old and still laying great so Im taking 4! she just had too many, getting them tomorrow.
     
  10. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    Hurray for you!!!!
     

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