I wanted 5 Hens but my husband got us 38...ugh!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kfreckle, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. kfreckle

    kfreckle New Egg

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    I wanted just a few hens so we could have good organic eggs. But my husband thought it would be great to have a ton of chickens. I don't mind so much other then I wanted to feed them an organic diet. Well the food is very expensive especially with that many hens.
    This past week I ended up giving them some alfalfa and grain that I feed my horses which is not organic.
    My goal was to keep them all organic with no Soy and try and sell some of the eggs.

    How long does will it take to consider them Organic again if I only feed them the organic feed.?

    Any help would be great.
     
  2. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] That's a lot more than you wanted! and [​IMG]
     
  3. bugglesmommy

    bugglesmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Chicken math strikes again! [​IMG]
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Last edited: Oct 29, 2013
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! [​IMG] Glad to have you aboard. [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I think you should continue to feed YOUR chickens organic and raise them separately. You husband wanted 38 let him take care of and feed HIS CHICKENS. I know chicken addiction is inevitable but 38 is way too many to surprise you with.
     
  7. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    "Chicken Math" claims another victim :lau Welcome to the chicken math club 1+1=38 :he
    And Welcome to BYC!
    Steve. :frow
     
  8. Doc Cluck

    Doc Cluck New Egg

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    lol...that's too funny but a good idea! Pick your five favorite!
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! 7 Hens and 33 "spares"? [​IMG]
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Wow that's a crazy amount of chickens!
     

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