Adopting humane society chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MOChickenz, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good or bad idea?
     
  2. FlashPointFarm

    FlashPointFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be worried about biosecurity.
     
  3. churchx3

    churchx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bad.
     
  4. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Humane Society has chickens?
     
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Bad! Biosecurity and too much restriction they put on you when you adopt.
     
  6. jobeibi

    jobeibi Out Of The Brooder

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    Yay Chicks! :

    The Humane Society has chickens?

    Our animal shelter recently had a pig. One of the employees took it home for Sunday dinner.​
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2010
  7. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Well, I guess I would go take a look at them, ask what conditions they came from, and then quarantine them for 20 years...
     
  8. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Why not? As long as you quarantine them just you should any birds coming in they should be fine. Check them over for external parasites and treat them for internal and external parasites. Bless you....
     
  9. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could be good, in that don't they usually get checked over by a vet before being adopted out?
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    One bycer said her animal control place wanted something like $ 120 I believe to adopt a chicken, same as for a dog or cat. AC ended up putting it down. Just another crazy policy.
     

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