Battery Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pippykins, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. pippykins

    pippykins New Egg

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    Hello.
    This is my first post on BYC. I have recently bought and moved to a large plot of land in Lowerlake, North CA. I want to get some chickens and decided to get some rescue ones- give them good home. DOes anyone know where i can get some from - it is not easy to find.

    Thanks a lot.

    Pip:D
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    It isn't easy.
    I've heard of it but here in the middle of the country where the bulk of layer farms are it is such big business that there is a plan that takes the flock directly to a processor after about 18 months of laying. They will lay after that but the hybrids they use are fairly played out after that.
     
  3. free_loader

    free_loader Out Of The Brooder

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    agreed... most battery chickens aren't sold live, they get turned into McNuggets
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First... [​IMG] from Twentynine Palms in the California high desert!

    You might check with your local Humane Society, ASPCA or shelters. They should have an idea or two...

    And bless you for wanting to rescue.
     
  6. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    good thinking cheerio! There also might be "rescues" available on craigslist type thingys. Basically people looking to get out of the chicken hobby?
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:Welcome to BYC. Chicken rescue is a noble cause. However, there can be consequences mixing birds from different places; contageous diseases, parasites, injuries etc...$$$. Good luck.
     
  8. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Washington State glad you joined us!
    I like the fact you would like to give a good home to some of battery chickens, I hope you can find some we know there out there!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welocme to BYC!!

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