We get to chick-sit this weekend!!!

JennsPeeps

Rhymes with 'henn'
11 Years
Jun 14, 2008
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South Puget Sound
YAY! Our neighbors are going out of town this weekend. We're going to take care of their 5 hens and 4 chicks.


Wonder if they'll mind if we take any eggs laid over the weekend as payment?? They're got 2 EEs, though only one is laying. I want to show my parents a green egg and blow their minds.

Of course, I just want to play with the little 3-week old chickies and that's enough for me.
 

scrapmom5

Songster
11 Years
Apr 21, 2008
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Utah
We go out of town a lot. I have about 4 neighbors that LOVE to tend to my girls. The strangest thing is that when I leave the egg production drops in half. The day after I get back I have one or two new pullets laying.

When my neighbors tend to my hens I let them keep all the eggs they gather. It is only fair for them. Besides that, maybe they will get addicted to fresh eggs and start buying some of mine.
 

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