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|12-01-2012, 08:42 AM||#1|
I have introduced myself before and have posted BUT now that I feel officially part of the group I wanted to say hello again!!
I got my chickens, I got my chickens, I got my chickens
I have 6 of them: Princess Peach - Easter Egger (6mnths)
Bowser - Blue Andulusian (6mnths)
Yoshi - Silver Laced Wyandotte (4mnths)
Toad - Buff Orphington (4mnths)
Luigi - Barred Rock (4mnths)
Mario - Rhode Island Red (4mnths)
They have been great! They have a fairly good sized area to move around. My only concern is nesting boxes (is that what they are called) how many should I have. I only have two spaces right now. Granted only Bowser is laying but they will start sometime.
I am so excited and eager to learn from all of you. I am hoping to get a rabbit in the spring and really hoping to get meat chickens as well.
Anyhow, I am Carly
|12-01-2012, 11:39 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Omaha, NE
Re: An introduction
Two nesting boxes should be plenty for only 6 chickens. More than likely they will all use the same one, but the second will be good in case one is laying and another can't wait.
Mom to Greyson, 14
After 12 years of TTC #2, multiple miscarriages, failed infertility treatments, and two failed (not on our end) attempts at becoming foster/adopt parents in two states...we gave up. I stick around for the awesome conversation.