A new Rescue Chicken...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MilburnCreek, Jan 13, 2019.

  1. MilburnCreek

    MilburnCreek Chirping

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    Well, we now have a Rescue Chicken. She's a 1 year old, pure white, stocky little Grimaud-Hubbard, normally not sold on the retail market. She was scheduled for the cat food factory, and "an interested party" rescued her and brought her here this afternoon. Our other ladies and our Roo appear to be treating her just fine, but its 5 degrees out and she's used to being kept in an indoor, heated factory farm....so we're hoping she makes it through the night...
     
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  2. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    Do you have a heatlamp? Can you bring her inside for the night and help her slowly adjust to the cold?
     
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  3. MilburnCreek

    MilburnCreek Chirping

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    I cant really do that right now...we've stuffed the coop full of hay, and she's hollowed out a little cave for herself. Fingers crossed...
     
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  4. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    Temp changes like that could kill her. Could you bring her inside or in a garage and let her adjust to the cold?
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    A 1 year old broiler bird...breeder stock maybe?
    Do post pics...and good luck.
     
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  6. MilburnCreek

    MilburnCreek Chirping

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    Update...we've named her Blanche, the Orps have all accepted her, and she's doing just fine!
     
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