Battery Hens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicken_angler, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    Where are some of the battery hen factories in Northwest Ohio? Any tips would be gladly appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    I don't know if this is the right forum, you may want one of the mods to move this to everything else chicken or something. Maybe then other ppl will be able to help....have you tried searching??? I don't know where to even start.... [​IMG]
     
  3. Grass

    Grass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whats a battery hen?
     
  4. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:A chicken raised for commercial purposes in a very small cage.
     
  5. edster951

    edster951 Chillin' With My Peeps

    When you get them home they look like this.

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    they don't know how to feed off the ground, they lay where they are standing, you have to put them to bed at night, they have no depth percetion and fall off things..and they feel greasy and stink.

    Love em.

    After a few months they look like this...so happy, free, sunning themselves.

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    get them and enjoy them, they reward you with affection and eggs.
     
  6. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
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    good job.. what a difference. I dont think we have any battery places around here. Pensacola. I would totally get hens from that.. It is like going to the pound for a dog. They really turned into some beautiful birds! WELL DONE! [​IMG]
     
  7. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    they look so terrible...it's so sad. I hope you find the places you're looking for!!!
     
  8. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    I know. I cant believe that people would treat them like that. No I havent found any where to get a laying hen.
     
  9. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    Eddie,
    Bless your heart and your soul.

    Anne
     
  10. Keebler

    Keebler New Egg

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    Why do you want to know where the Battery hens are in NW Ohio?
     

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