Small flocks?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by GSPx2, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. GSPx2

    GSPx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many people have two or three birds total?

    I have two but I will be adding another in the next couple of weeks.
     
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    I tried that once. Once.
     
  3. JayVee

    JayVee New Egg

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    I only have three hens. I bought them from someone who wanted to get her flock down to 30 from 33. The deal included a very small coop that I replaced within the week. I figured it was a good way to start. My hens are about 18 months old, so I expect to get a good year of laying from them next year. After that I will probably look to increase my flock to around 8.
     
  4. MamaDoodle

    MamaDoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whittni, why only once?

    And I had three hens but I am down to two... I have roosters, too, however, as guards. :tongue
     
  5. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    I like having a bunch of chickens, it was a joke.
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  6. MamaDoodle

    MamaDoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh, okay. Whoops, haha, sorry for the confusion! >_<
     
  7. newbie32

    newbie32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah me too. I told hubby we would only get 4 hens. Then I said 5 and definitely NO MORE. Then a week later I decided to order 3 show birds. Now we have 8. I promised we were done. I informed hubby I love him soooo much-and then told him I ordered 4 more. Mwuahahaha! And if none are roos then I will need to special order a roo-only a Buff oRP.

    iTS CALLED CHICKEN MATH!!!!!!
     
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  8. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4.
    We're only allowed 3 within city limits. So our 4th one is named Felonie.
    Permits are only $31, so that'll happen soon.
     
  9. txnative

    txnative Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5, and their coop is too small for any more. That's the only reason I haven't let chicken math take over here!
     
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  10. newbie32

    newbie32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    until tax time and you want a bigger coop LOL. JK
     

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