Should I buy eggs or wait it out?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by okallthis4eggs, May 25, 2012.

  1. cheeka

    cheeka Shutter Bug

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    for real? heritage BR's??? I think Roger may have contacted the ebay seller behind your back... Congratulations on such an excellent hatch! 10 chicks and maybe 11 is incredible... I was confident that RK would take them in without batting an eyelash feather!

    Mylee's Official Response:[​IMG] why is that poop there?
    "I would lay a Purple One and a Brown One and a Blue One and a Pink One and a Green One!" and are you gonna tell me why is that poop there?
     
  2. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    OMGosh, OK! You have me wanting to hatch some chicks so bad! Too funny you are raising more Rogers Heathens Barred Rocks.

    Chirp, I have ... I am trying to figure out how many. I am looking at my list, and I should have 35 counting roosters and chicks. I keep counting them up to 37.
    I think I have twenty laying. I know the 3 EE aren't. I know the 3 chicks aren't. I hope the five roosters aren't. Of the six new members of the laying coop, I think only 2 pullets began last week.
    How bad is is that I am down under 40, and I still can't figure out how many chickens I have? Ha ha.
    There is a Chinese restaurant owner that may buy my extra eggs. I will be baking and freezing soon too.

    16 eggs yesterday, but only 8 or 9 (I forget) today. Lots of tomatoes from the garden!!
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  3. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    Oh my goodness.... When I first saw the pic of RK Broody and chicks, I was really hoping you accidentally got some Australorps or something, but the yellow spots on their heads were pretty obvious... Roger's influence is becoming a little scary.

    On the bright side, heritage BRs will probably have a very calm and easy going temperament. They'll be larger and mature more slowly. Maybe they will teach you-know-who some manners.

    Now we continue the wait for the last egg (did you sniff it?) and the even longer wait to see how many boys and girls you got.

    Congrats on your little grand-chicks!
     
  4. cheeka

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    on last check, all are quietly roosting, and I found 2 more Eggs for a daily total of 14! love those hens!

    a couple of days ago, I rearranged the boys, split off a section of the bachelor pen for the 2 cochins and the 2 RIR's who live peacefully together still... I installed a new larger roost today, and all four are on the new one tonight. smart little fellas...
     
  5. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Tell her the poop is there because chickens don't know how to flush the toilet. [​IMG] Wish I had a chicken that could lay all those colors.
     
  6. okallthis4eggs

    okallthis4eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roger confessed to the order change. So now I have five Heritage ........nuts...goofballs....lunatics..meat birds.[​IMG]

    cheeka you are making memories that little girl will remember and talk about for a lifetime.[​IMG]
     
  7. cheeka

    cheeka Shutter Bug

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    she has become a bit poop obsessed. if there's a poop on the walkway, she has to bring me over to show me, and then we have to get a cup of water to pour on the spot. she asks me "why the cluck clucks gotta poop everywhere?" and before I can answer, "yeah", she says... "I know, they just do..."

    I got her a recorder (instrument) at the dollar store, and showed her how to cover the hole on the bottom to play all the notes... she's great at it! and she sits outside playing music for everyone, hoping that the deer will come listen too... she has the greatest imagination!
     
  8. okallthis4eggs

    okallthis4eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well hatch you some out. Use the chicken math excuse. You can feed them tomatoes. Did you get rid of all those eggs?
     
  9. okallthis4eggs

    okallthis4eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. luvmychicken

    luvmychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to hatch some but I am over my limit by 14
     

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