Ckook adventure

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Ckook adventure

Post: # 290990Post Weedo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:50 pm

Hi
This year I decided to get some more chooks - I haven't kept any for years. My 5 year old grandaughter offered (via her mother) to get me 4 from a maternal Aunt as a christmas present. Six week old birds, sexed as females, duly arrived and were comfortably housed and fed. No eggs arrived in the ensuing 8 weeks. Yep, 4 boys!

Three days ago I "obtained" four young laying birds liberated from a small battery egg farm - roosters into a second pen pending re-purposing ( will keep one) Two eggs within one hour and so far eight in 3 days.
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Re: Ckook adventure

Post: # 290991Post Green Aura
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:36 am

:lol: Tell your granddaughter she needs to improve her chicken sexing skills. :lol:

Having chickens is the only thing (probably) that OH and I disagree on. I'd have some tomorrow but himself says no. As it's the only thing I can remember not being able to change his mind on in 30+ years, I'm bowing to his commitment. :lol:
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Re: Ckook adventure

Post: # 291002Post Weedo
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:44 pm

Oh dear - spoke to the chick (rooster)provider yesterday. I seems that the little grandaughter was adamant in choosing only the prettiest ones as a present for Grandpa. Guess I now have a bachelor flock as well.
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Post: # 291003Post Green Aura
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:27 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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