Chickens bred just for meat

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Buckysmom, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Buckysmom

    Buckysmom New Egg

    Sep 17, 2012
    I just joined BackYardChicken. I've had laying hens for years but in June I happened to be given these three chicks.I did not know they were to be raised to be killed after 3 months.I just put the thought out of my head and took care of them.I hated the thought of taking their lives.I became very upset to the point of crying at the thought.I finally went back to the store where I knew they were sold from.A nice young man made some calls to a local farmer and his brother.They came and got the chickens.They were very nice guys.I will never do that again.I'm so happy it is over.
    Donna Martin,Holden,Maine
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    [​IMG]. You shouldn't feel bad many of us don't have the emotional strength to use meat birds [​IMG]
  3. JiJis hens

    JiJis hens Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 17, 2012
    Yeah, my bf say's when my chickens stop laying there going in the pot [​IMG]

    My chickens are my pets and he goes before my chicks go.

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