Who needs a goat when you have a chicken?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by psrumors, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. psrumors

    psrumors Out Of The Brooder

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    So we took in this lovely lady (black star) about two weeks ago. After getting aclimated to her new enviroment, she is hard at work. She lays HUGE eggs, much bigger than even the xtra large eggs found at the grocery store. She lays an egg a day for 3 days then takes a day's break.

    Plan was to get a goat or two to keep the fence lines clean. But after a half day of this little lady's work I doubt we will need too. She started about noon coming right up on the fence line and taking it to bare dirt. There is about 100 feet of this. We hope to pick up a few more this weekend if I can get the coop finished. I hope a few more will follow her lead.

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    Ps, the wire is not hot and will be removed and sorry about the picture quality it was with the phone
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    We just enlarged our coop around a tree that had weeds at the base. The next morning the weeds were gone.
     
  3. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
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    Cool!
     
  4. psrumors

    psrumors Out Of The Brooder

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    we have several thousand feet of fence line, hope she keeps it up
     
  5. purr

    purr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    yeah my chickens have totally cleaned out the brambles around the coop
     
  6. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    That's just too cute for words. Here's hoping that you can get a dozen more just like her.
     
  7. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    My girls eat the weeds that grow in the cracks of the pavement.

    Too bad I can't take the work crew to the front yard!!
     

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