going on holiday but what about the chickens?!?!?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickencuddles, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. chickencuddles

    chickencuddles New Egg

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    We're going on a 9 night cruise but what are we going to do with the chickens?
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Find or hire someone to take care of them. You can't leave them alone for nine days.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't know what your equivalent to FFA or 4-H is, but around here those kids are the bomb for hiring to care for animals. Check out whatever your high school age animal group is and talk to the leader, they'll point you toward responsible kids.
     
  4. ocap

    ocap Overrun With Chickens

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    my church has a food bank for those in need, your local churches might know someone that will care for your flock for current and future eggs
     

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