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What do you guys do with all those chicks?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by melaniekemp, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. melaniekemp

    melaniekemp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been wondering what everyone actually does with all the chicken babies that they hatch? I mean I'm sure you keep some, you eat some, you sell some, maybe trade some. But I've been reading so many posts of members that hatch incubator after incubator full of chicks. Like constant hatching! And I fear I'm headed down the same path! LOL! This is my first ever hatch and I can tell I'm completely hooked. I'm already thinking of what to hatch next. But I realized that once hatched, I have to, well, do something with all the cute fuzz balls. You think that would have occurred to me before now. Sigh. Anyway what is a reasonable outlook for a person addicted to hatching chickens? Is there any hope for me!? Or should I start looking for a twelve step program right away?
     
  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] This makes me laugh so much...and this is why I'm scared to buy an incubator! I'm thinking that selling chicks is probably the best way to go...seems everybody is always loving to buy cute little chicks too! Also, you can raise them to almost laying age as started pullets. Around here you get $20-$40 per started pullet based on popularity or rarity of breed.
     
  3. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    [​IMG]Welcome to Chicken Math 101.... [​IMG]
     
  4. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I think Chicken Math 101 becomes Chicken Math 105 when you add an incubator!
     
  5. melaniekemp

    melaniekemp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG! You guys aren't making me feel any better! Arrgghhh!!! Somebody help! Save me from myself!
    "Hi, I'm Mel and I've been hatch-free for two months..."
     

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