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  1. ChasesChickens

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    HI @Foristers, Thanks so much for the reply. I neglected to say that our council does not allow the keeping of roostes so unfortunately I'll have to get rid of any roosters when I get new chicks But the idea of selling older hens on fragility really is appealing so I will try that avenue. I...
  2. ChasesChickens

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    Hi @CindyinSD, I was thinking the offer to give them away was an idea - but I was thinking that they would likely end up culled unless it went to a family who really just wanted a pet. Oh, don't get me wrong - if I think they are my pet, then theres no way there are ending up on someones...
  3. ChasesChickens

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    Hi everyone, I'm relatively new to chicken keeping. When I was younger I had a flock of Rhode islands for about 6 years but never really was concerned about culling. When I had roos, I would end up selling them at the local markets stall. I got back to chicken keeping because I wanted to give...
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