what is a good hen to buy?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by miron28, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

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    You may want to get a lot more hens for three roosters. That poor hen will be wore out Or get rid of two of the roos. The normal per rooster is 10 hens to one roo. That's cool that you got them free!

    Miron... did you say you were planning on getting 15 more hens?​
     
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  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Oh dear!!! THREE roosters and ONE hen??? My friend, you need to get rid of 2 roos and get 10 more hens. [​IMG] That poor hen is gonna keel over dead from too much nookie.
     
  4. miron28

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    I plan on sell the roosters so I can buy some more hens; the lady I got them from has 14 more for free! I just have to catch them I only could catch 4 the first time. That took me a couple of hours [​IMG]
     
  5. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

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    computers NEVER know what they are doing!

    LOL (waiting for computer pay-back [​IMG] )​
     
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    I plan on sell the roosters so I can buy some more hens; the lady I got them from has 14 more for free! I just have to catch them I only could catch 4 the first time. That took me a couple of hours

    Oh that's good~! [​IMG] We said we were going to start off with a dozen and were not up to 30 I think LOL How big is your coop?? Your going to want to fill it up after you get a taste of keeping chickens! They are SO much fun [​IMG] Welcome to the chicken world~! A couple of hours to catch chickens sounds about right [​IMG] The little buggers are FAST! Did you try a fishing net? That's what I used once and it worked VERY well! And not one had to get their tails grabbed [​IMG]
     
  7. miron28

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    Chickabee that little icon is hilarious!
     
  9. Chicabee19

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    OK... so do you have a roost, or do you need to put one up?

    With that many hens I recommend a ladder roost. I tried to find some pics, but couldn't.
     
  10. Chicabee19

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    Quote:yeah...

    this one's my favorite:

    [​IMG]

    I wanna find one that's Cruncking
     
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