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Culling old layers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ljc01, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. Ljc01

    Ljc01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2016
    Nipomo, Ca
    I finally decided that I had to cull my non laying Leghorns. All I have been getting is a mess from a soft shelled egg from one of them in the nesting boxes.
    Since I didn't really want to do the culling myself, I placed an ad on Craigslist. The first person who called was looking for free birds to eat the bugs on her ranch.
    I am so glad that they will live out their life chasing bugs, instead of going into the stew pot.
    These were over 3 years old and had laid well for us. Now I have to decide what breeds to get next.
  2. rachelsflock

    rachelsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2015
    Detroit Metro Area
    Yay! Good for you! Lucky birds. :)

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