[Homestead] Hatching Round 2
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Thu Dec 18 21:45:02 EST 2008
> I guess I thought you limited them to a couple of rounds of hatching
> per year.
I only have one, somewhat broody hen at present. She only wants to go
broody in the Spring. She's not as good as Rob's Maran<g>. That is why
I have borrowed an incubator, and since it is not mine and I have to
return it in a few months, I am hatching anything I can get my hands on.
Couldn't you just leave (once you have enough hens and
> roosters) them to do their adult business on their own and raise and
> hatch their chicks, on their own, and soon you would have a hundred
> chickens running all over the place and you just grab several per
> week to clean and eat?
To do that, I would have to allow 100% free ranging, which I used to do,
but can no longer do due to multiple 'neighborhood' dogs that are
But yeah, that is the best of all options, right there,,,it is just hard
to do here and now.
The true significance of Sacajawea's involvement in the Lewis & Clark
expedition is that it was the first documented trip in history where men
asked a woman for directions and followed them, allowing them to arrive
at their destination.
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