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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by jchny2000, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. Old Salt 1945

    Old Salt 1945 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were coming so fast, I wasn't sure I could catch you.

    Like the 1957 Buick stopping for gas. The attendant says "Hey, buddy, could you shut off the engine? You're gaining on me". [​IMG]

    John

    PS. It occurs to me that the above joke is dated. Back then, you didn't pump your own gas, the attendant did. The 1957 Buick was a notorious gas hog, about 7 mpg. Fortunately, gas was about 20 cents per gallon.

    You can still get gas for 20 cents per gallon, if you pay with silver dimes which are worth about $2.00 each. Things don't cost more. The money is worth less.

    John
     
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  2. kabhyper1

    kabhyper1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think we need a closed group fb page. It would be a lot more organized. Individual posts would have spaces for their own comments. I have a farm page if everyone wants to use it. But I think It would have to be set up as a group. It is really nice having you all on here though. You all have helped us through a lot of chicken issues.
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  3. Old Salt 1945

    Old Salt 1945 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are people on here that know more about it than I do, but they haven't answered you. If they disagree, they should "speak now or forever hold your peace".

    I really doubt that it would cause any harm. Chickens lay eggs to produce babies. We intervene and eat those eggs. If she is broody, her nature is saying, "I am ready to make babies".

    Like I said before, make sure she has feed and water readily available. Shove a bunch of eggs under her and let her have at it.

    If you find cause to change your mind, you can always yank the eggs and toss them. Or pull the chicks and brood them.

    Eggs are not gold. Whether you eat them or let a hen try to hatch them, you are putting them to your use. Either is valid.

    Let the hen decide whether or not she will make babies.

    Just my thoughts............

    John
     
  4. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    can be as long as a month! really depends on the hen tho. Betsy, my GLW went a month, killer psycho Bunny, EE, just as long! My BA hens, had 3 girls all go broody at once!
    Aall 3 quit after a week. They wont be a year old til december but may not have anything to do with it.
    [​IMG]miss ya, take some time for you too! [​IMG] hoping you find a new roo soon. Sounds to me like you have an olive egger, congrats!

    I started last year in April after not owning birds for close to 30 years. We got 6 chicks, 6 gosling, 4 ducklings.
    I have 3 full incubators, (1 for hatching) and brooding around 18 chicks, 6 turkey poults, 39 quail chicks, 3 guinea keets and 5 peafowl!
    Glad I have the office trailer! 1 large room is brooders only, makes it so nice!
    [​IMG]260 birds later, I have a "want list" a mile long! Seriously tho, I am retired and have to home for my parents care, so it fills my day.
    Feeds our family and makes my parents happy to hold and fuss over the new babies.
     
  5. kabhyper1

    kabhyper1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hahahaha
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  6. Old Salt 1945

    Old Salt 1945 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    John
     
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  7. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  9. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How old is your roo?
     
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