Extinction

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emily97, Sep 9, 2017.

  1. emily97

    emily97 In the Brooder

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    Okay, guys urgent news...

    There are chicken breeds out there that are going extinct. We need to help them. If you are reading this there are ways you can help down below look at the ways you could help save some chickens.

    Here
    are some ways you can help.

    You can buy or add them to your flock. And you can put out food, add extra comfort, and protection. Go to purelypoultry.com and search in the right corner endangered. You also can obviously breed them to repopulate their species.

    Here are the chickens.


    Sussex

    Silver Gray Dorking

    Buckeye

    Please help save these guys
     
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  2. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Free Ranging

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    If the numbers are that low, then whoever get's them shouldn't be adding them to a mixed flock to crossbreed to other breeds. I think that is one of the reasons why those breeds are becoming extinct.
     
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  3. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    IMO the best way to help is buy a big box of each and send them to me.
    Or better yet let me give you my list of endangered breeds and you can buy a box of each of them and send them to me also.
     
  4. emily97

    emily97 In the Brooder

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    Our coop isn't ready yet.
     
  5. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Crossing the Road

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    There are actually a lot more breeds that are even closer to extinction than these guys. Take a look. :) livestockconservancy.org/index.php/heritage/internal/conservation-priority-list#Chickenslivestockconservancy.org/images/uploads/docs/Poultry_Census_write_up_-_with_charts_-_Final_lowres.pdf
     
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