This is harder than I thought it would be...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by rosiekitty94, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. rosiekitty94

    rosiekitty94 Out Of The Brooder

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    So when I purchased my chicks from another backyard chicken owner, he told me there was a 90% chance that all but one of the ten chicks he gave me would be female. Of course now I only have 8 chickens, with 3 roosters and 2 suspected roosters. October is the latest I will keep them before butchering all but one. I would like to try aquaponics but the earliest I could get that up and running is next summer. My garden didn't go too well and I need more fencing so I can pasture the chickens but I have learned that baby sitting doesn't really pay for as much fencing as I need. It just goes to show that you can do all the research you want but there's really nothing you can do if mother nature decides to throw you a curve ball.

    "when life gives you too many roosters, make chicken soup" [​IMG]
     
  2. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    Any building project costs at least twice what you expect and takes much longer to complete than you thought.
     
  3. YourSoJelly

    YourSoJelly Out Of The Brooder

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    Aw geeze. I don't know quite what to say here. It really stinks when Mother Nature throws those curve balls! >.<
     
  4. rosiekitty94

    rosiekitty94 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok scratch that make it 6 roosters [​IMG]
     

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