silly question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by LizaBlue, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. LizaBlue

    LizaBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my husband asked me last night if we should just have 5 chickens all the same breed, or should we have one or two different breeds to make up the five. [​IMG]

    I didn't want to scare him right off, so I said, "no honey, 4-5 of each breed to make to make 25 chickens total should be just fine!" [​IMG]


    what a silly question. 5 chickens? 5 chickens? really now. I'm having him build a 10x18 coop with 6 nesting boxes (see my page) and nearly 2 acres to free range and he expect me to be satisfied with f-i-v-e chickens. and he's the math whiz in the family. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you're training him "the right way" from the get go [​IMG]

    Heck, slip a couple more in there he'll never know.....
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Now, now. START with 5 chickens, to see which breeds you prefer based upon those five breeds. Then get more of the breeds you like, and select some new ones to audition for the breeds you did not care for. Or heck, just get 25 breeds; 1 chicken each.
     
  5. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    Quote:[​IMG] sounds like a good plan [​IMG]
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:[​IMG] sounds like a good plan [​IMG]

    Except that you really need two of each breed. Think Noah.
     
  7. magistradomina

    magistradomina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha!Ha! That is funny! Thanks for sharing!
     
  8. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    Quote:[​IMG] sounds like a good plan [​IMG]

    Except that you really need two of each breed. Think Noah.

    Well I have tried that with a few of mine . Then DH says I should have at least 3 of each breed. [​IMG] Maybe the OP should try that with her DH
     
  9. LizaBlue

    LizaBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, I'm thinking 3-4 of each breed maybe, idk, lol. I don't want to limit myself! I just want to try a few different varieties and see what we like and what works best together. I don't want to get them all at once though...

    I'll prolly wind up with a hundred if the neighbors don't complain, 200 if the do! [​IMG]
     

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