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The chickens have taken over!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rockabilly7, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. rockabilly7

    rockabilly7 Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    Florida panhandle
    So i started out with 2 hens then I got a rooster then 2 more hens. Last saturday as a gift I received 5 new chicks. Which was a little much you know not enough room. Well last night I went completely out of my mind and drove an hour and a half to pick up a much wanted silkie hen. When I got there the sweetest little old lady said I could only take her if I took her 6 chicks too!!!! Of course I agreed I mean I couldn't tell that sweet lady NO. So I finally get to see the hen and ITS NOT EVEN A SILKIE!!!!!!Its a cochin mix who is evil with six barnyard chicks. So now I have 17 chickens!!!!!!!!!! I have no idea what im going to do.....someone please tell me it will be okay. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

  2. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Songster

    Feb 13, 2008
    Northern Maine
    Well, you'll just need to build a coop---- big enough for the 17 you've got..... But make it big enough for more than that "just in case"-- never know what will happen in the future-- you'd better be safe than sorry [​IMG]

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