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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lil'chickies, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. lil'chickies

    lil'chickies Songster

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    I keep reading all these posts about people hatching tons of eggs. I'm just curious what you do with all the chicks you get? Do you keep them, sell them, or what?
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  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I keep some of them and sell the others at a local poultry auction.
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    At the rate I have been hatching (1 chick per breed [​IMG]) I just keep most of the ones I hatch. Now if I can figure out what the problem is, I'll be selling some [​IMG] That's the plan anyway.
     
  4. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Songster

    Mar 30, 2009
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    Keep the best of the hatches, sell at local sale, and eat some.
     
  5. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Crowing

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    Keep the best, sell the spares, eat some. What you don't keep - keeps paying for the habit. [​IMG]
     
  6. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    I hatch the eggs then give the chicks away to people , I just want to feed my addiction and I cant have acutall adult chickens so I give them away as soon as I run out of people to take them then I cant hatch anymore
     
  7. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    Hooker, OK
    it is called hoarding...it is a problem but we live with it
     

  8. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    I don't hatch as many as some people I see... and I can tell you WOW those are a lot of chicks!

    I so far have sold mine, but I only get a couple here and there. If I see one I really want I'll keep it. My next hatch is ALL mine and I'm sooooooooooooooooooo excited!!!!
     
  9. LadyShred

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    Quote:AGREED 100%!!
     

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