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Okay, Here's The Plan!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by The Angry Hen, May 27, 2017.

  1. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello Friends,

    I hope everybody's doing well!
    Brand new - news! So... I have my 4 Buff Brahma hens,
    with my 1 Del/Dork rooster.

    My Dad isn't really 'ready' for more chickens...
    But, me? I am!! Never enough chickens!
    Am I right?

    I decided...To...I stuck an egg from their coop...
    Under a broody hen in another flock...

    Is this a good idea?
    For all I know, that egg might not even be fertile!
    Did the rooster mate the hen? I don't know.

    Whatever happens happens, right?
    I am not even sure we have enough room if needed to separate.

    I really miss having the little baby chicks!
    That is why I made the decision...

    Okay! It might work!
    I'll mark the egg and chart the days!

    I might just be crazy but this could be fun!
    Am I crazy? :D

    -The Angry Hen



     
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  2. Mace Gill

    Mace Gill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the egg is fertile and she's a good mommy, it should work :) ... try to keep her overall egg count down to six or eight and of the chicks are born, keep an eye on everyone to watch out for bullying if you can not separate the mother and chicks from the rest of the flock!
     
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  3. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you!

    Yes, she hasn't been a Mother before, but she is the sweetest in the flock! Chances are the only scary part is the others being mean.

    I will make a backup plan just in case, like a coop in a coop. I ahve a few ideas floating in my busy brain!

    Thank you for responding! I am glad my decision isn't TOO crazy! :rolleyes:

    have a good night! :D
    -The Angry Hen
     
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  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some flock will not allow to keep young birds in coop,mine wont at all,my roosters would likely kill them.
     
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  5. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Ow,
    that is not nice.
    I had to separate once before,
    that's why I have a backup plan! ;)

    -The Angry Hen
     
  6. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ik,I learned my rooster hated chicks when he grabbed one and flung it in the air,poor thing.
     
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  7. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Ow, I am sorry to here that.
    I hated when a hen pecked the first hatched baby one time...

    She lived luckily! The sad part was that the one who pecked her was the same breed as the mother.

    -The Angry Hen
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Ohhhhh, the plot's afoot.....good luck!
     
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  9. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you! And I watched my favorite hen lay that egg!
    So if it hatches it'll be a good one! :)

    -The Angry Hen
     
  10. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are advantages of having vigorous maters.My roosters mate continuously and that is how many of my eggs I hatched last all were fertile,and I only ha done rooster.
     

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