Wednesday, March 8, 2017

It Seemed Like A Good Idea At the Time....

Sure it did. Let the hens keep their eggs, we'll just sell the chicks.....And then three hens got on the huge nest together and 21 days later the chicks started to hatch...and the other two hens that were in the pen....kept laying in the nest...and a few chicks hatched one day...and then a few more the next and then a few more....
I advertised them on the local Sale facebook pages....and no one one at all...and the chicks keep coming...
And I set up a second brooder because there were just too many in the first one....
There are now 32 chicks. Some of them are getting rather big. I think I'll make a sign and advertise on a few more sale sites...and hope.


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    1. This is true and that is probably what the rooster will be anyway if I can't get rid of them.

  2. That is certainly a lot of chick's. Is there a farm store nearby you can sell to them or have them sell your chick's on consignment?

    1. Our only farm store buys their chicks from the hatchery.