Free from the egg "farm."

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kscottjoyce, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. kscottjoyce

    kscottjoyce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I recently was able to adopt a hen, golden comet at 19 weeks of age, from an egg farm. She is so sweet and I am really glad she won't be spending her life in a tiny cage.
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  2. Lesa

    Lesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a nice thing to do! Good luck with her...
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bless you for doing that.

    Have fun being a chicken fairy godmother!
     
  4. kscottjoyce

    kscottjoyce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If only everyone who keeps hens for pets and eggs would consider adopting even just one hen from an egg farm... It would make so many happy hens in the world.
     
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    augustwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you start looking? Where do you find them?
     
  6. Sassafras

    Sassafras Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good for you! She looks so sweet. I love my Comets.
     
  7. Alien Tea

    Alien Tea Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:If only everyone who keeps hens for pets and eggs would consider adopting even just one hen from an egg farm... It would make so many happy hens in the world.

    But doesn't the egg farm just replace it? And by egg farm - do you mean a factory/battery farm?
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    She's beautiful [​IMG]
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:If only everyone who keeps hens for pets and eggs would consider adopting even just one hen from an egg farm... It would make so many happy hens in the world.

    But doesn't the egg farm just replace it? And by egg farm - do you mean a factory/battery farm?

    Yeah, like my DH tells me all the time.... you can't save every poor creature in the world. This is true.


    But I can dang sure make a difference for the ones I can help. [​IMG]
     
  10. Alien Tea

    Alien Tea Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, and I suppose rescuing hens means you don't buy eggs anymore, so it's not like you're contributing to the suffering of more chickens - they would have replaced the rescued ones if they were rescued or not.
     

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