Ohhh chickies!!!! Soooo adorable!
I just want to squeeze 'em.
I'm so bad... my friend's Australorps just hatched out 15 chicks (she is a young bird and got her seasons goofed up
) and even though I need to sell 10 hens because I have too many, when she told me I immediately started thinking about what I could trade her for some chicks!
*lockwood just doesn't learn*
With 60 turkeys I get to be known as the crazy turkey lady of course.
No, actually I sell the chicks to people who want this breed (Bourbon Reds) or, this year I traded and bartered with them. People want hatching eggs, newly hatched poults, older poults, and a few would like a finished turkeys so I have no problem with having too many.
Since the hens brood them, it isn’t too much work for me and not a large amount of clean up.
I‘m lazy and that part appeals to me quite a bit.
And yes, I do have some processed for us because I never ever give them medication of any kind and I know everything they have eaten.
Good thing the munchkin likes turkey stew with dumplings! And turkey tacos, and turkey pot pie, and turkey meatballs, and turkey nuggets, and turkey…..(so fourth and so on)