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Rent a Hen
Tue 15-Nov-11
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danast said:  Anyone else have hens that are still laying?

I am still getting three eggs a day from my four hens, they laid all last winter too even when the water had to be melted twice a day. My silkie hen hatched eight chicks a fortnight ago and they are eating at a fantastic rate and growing well.

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Tue 15-Nov-11
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I am getting 3 eggs a day (sometimes 4) from my hens, all from the 5 new hampshires, nothing from the 3 game birds, nothing from the 5 bloody marans (what a waste of money they've been) and nothing for weeks now from the 2 welsomers. Oddly enough I've had no eggs from my 2 cockerels either!

Wed 16-Nov-11
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If you got eggs from the cockerels you'd make a fortune! big_laugh

I'll try that again!

Wed 16-Nov-11
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wave  You would, but can you imagine the noise levels you would have to put up with. big_laugh

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Wed 16-Nov-11
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big_laugh big_laugh I bet a cockerel would make a hell of a lot more fuss than a hen if he was able to lay eggs.  They make enough fuss & noise as it is; they would expect everyone to come running to admire & congratulate them.....it would be mayhem !!   eeek

 

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Wed 16-Nov-11
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'So who'll help me to lay this egg?' said the rooster¦.'Not I said little Red Hen¦..I just want to stand and watch'...steamsteam¦big_laughbig_laughbig_laugh

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Wed 16-Nov-11
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Stop it you'll make me unladylike again! big_laugh

I'll try that again!

Wed 16-Nov-11
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Toffeeapple said:

Stop it you'll make me unladylike again! big_laugh

I know...but what fun....big_laughbig_laugh

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Wed 16-Nov-11
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It is good to have a giggle isn't it?

I'll try that again!

Wed 16-Nov-11
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Toffeeapple said:

It is good to have a giggle isn't it?

I do it all the time.....big_laughbig_laugh  keeps you young so they tell me.........wink

 

Don't you just love it when you get the maths wrong.  Sso it gives you a list to choose from....but it doesn't go up to the correct answer....me thinks there is a method in Danny's madness.....eeekeeek

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ep said:

Don't you just love it when you get the maths wrong.  Sso it gives you a list to choose from....but it doesn't go up to the correct answer....me thinks there is a method in Danny's madness.....eeekeeek

What you on about girl?

I'll try that again!

Wed 16-Nov-11
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took me a while to understand why my post wouldn't save but then I am mathematically challengedbig_laugh

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Oh, now I understand!  Sorry about that.  I don't get maths to do any more.smug

I'll try that again!

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Toffeeapple said:

Oh, now I understand!  Sorry about that.  I don't get maths to do any more.smug

Too cold to take your socks off egh.....runawayrunaway

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wave Ooooh!!!  You above all that nonsense now are you?   tongue    big_laugh

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