Ex-Battery hen pics... arrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by laurapeers, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. laurapeers

    laurapeers Out Of The Brooder

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    what a pleasure it has been. 7 days ago I took 3 ex battery's hens and saved them from slaughter... they were terrified and we very weak. now they are living the life of Riley! dust bathing, sun bathing, scratching about. [​IMG]
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  2. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks so much better! But did you just put her in your coop with the others? She should have been quarantined first.
     
  3. laurapeers

    laurapeers Out Of The Brooder

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    they were separated for a week xxx
     
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    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your birds look fine, but just so you know, you should quarantine for two weeks then introduce over a one week period. Either way, it is a wonderful thing that you are taking the time to help this hen!
     
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    laurapeers Out Of The Brooder

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    takes a special person to take such a wonderful positive story and put a negative spin on it!
     
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    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I did was give you advice. I'm sorry that you took it the wrong way. I should have found a politer way to phrase that. I said she was doing a lot better and complimented you on the fact that you had rescued her. We all make mistakes sometimes, I just wanted to make sure you don't do it again. I made the same mistake with one of my roosters. I'm just saying it is important to quarantine, especially when a bird comes from such deplorable conditions as a factory farm. Good job so far with your hen, do you have any updates?
     
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