New hens coming home today.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by first time farmer, May 16, 2009.

  1. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2008
    New Hampshire
    So sunday night a fishercat got 5 of my babies (they were almost 8 weeks old). I was really mad but i realized that i had to have at lest 12 hens because my senior project is my organic farm(eggs meat and vegis) so i called my 4-h county agi leader and she set my up with an older man who can no longer take care of his chickens. He has around 20-30 he said. I want to take them all but i can only take 12 (6-7 for my self and 5-6 for my 4-h leader) Harry (the older man) said he wants me to take all of them but i just dont have room. This is one of those situations where i wish i had made a really big coop. All the hens are eather a year or younger or a year and a half old so they all still have some good egg laying years.

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