Free flock to a good home-CA

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Gnawsey, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. Gnawsey

    Gnawsey In the Brooder

    Apr 3, 2007
    Well, we are busted. [​IMG] I just got a lovely code violation letter from our city today. I have until Sept 3th to find my birds a new home. They just turned 1 year old this August. These have been mine and my children's pets. They are very tame and friendly. I have 1 Black Austalorp, 1 buff orpington, 1 specked sussex, and 1 new hampshire red. I get 3-4 eggs a day. I would love to see them to go to a good home. Please let me know if you can help. I can email pics. I am in the east bay area, but would be willing to drive in a couple of hour radius.

  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    Im so sorry you have to give away your Chickens. [​IMG]
  3. i am so very sorry. That's terrible. Is there any way to fight it? Did you ask what you had to do to be in compliance? Or are there no chickens allowed in your area at all?
  4. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    This really chaps me. I wish you the best and I'm sorry you have to get rid of your chickens. Makes me want to live in the olden day when a person was free to have chickens or whatever they needed to survive. Also, I adore the justice system of the Old West, you know hang 'em high, reuse the rope. Sorry, it just gets me going................... [​IMG]
  5. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Songster

    Dec 9, 2007
    That is terrible! Our city code says we can have 2 hens per house. But I guess I am a violation ready to happen because I have 15hens and 1 rooster. akkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk!

    I wish I lived near you and had a farm cause I would take them all. Gosh city sucks and what sucks even more is they can take dogs barking, but hens clucking...god forbid! :thun

    Good luck to you and I hope you find them a good home! [​IMG]
  6. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    Sorry to hear it. I live in So Cal, Riverside, and I'd gladly give them a forever and very safe home... Anyone coming south this week?
  7. Gnawsey

    Gnawsey In the Brooder

    Apr 3, 2007
    Yup...It really sucks.

    I bawled my eyes out today. To have chickens in our city you have to be on a lot size of 20,000 sqft. Ours is 16,000 sqft. The funny thing is we have had these birds for a year. We used to live about a mile away. Our old house had a very small yard and lots of neighbors. We never had any complaints. Most people loved the chickens, and I would give away free eggs.

    We just moved into our new house this month that has a much bigger yard (3X the size) and has no rear neighbors. I just brought the chickens over this last weekend, and already a complaint! I wish whoever turned us in would have had the nerve to talk to us first.

    I think the chickens are much quieter then the dogs.

    I wish I could fight it, but I just don't have the time to really commit to a long drawn out battle. Maybe in the future.

  8. Rogan_and_Sara

    Rogan_and_Sara In the Brooder

    Aug 22, 2008
    I live in Santa Cruz and am interested in providing a new home for the hens. Can you let us know if you are still looking for a home for them and if so can you e-mail us some pics?

  9. Gnawsey

    Gnawsey In the Brooder

    Apr 3, 2007
    Thanks everyone for your support. It looks like the chickens have a nice new home.

  10. mildred and perry

    mildred and perry Hatching

    Aug 24, 2008
    Im in hayward castro valley area. Are you chickens still available? or have you found a home for them. I have a huge chicken coop and only one giant blue cochin that my kids love. We would like a few more!

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