Has anyone else checked out PetFinder.com for chickens?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Grindlefamily, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are none in my local area, but there are some in MA, and other places!

    Give an unwanted hen a home (or a rooster).

    At Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, Pasadena, CA, they have young hens! They look to be just a few weeks old! There are lots of babies in CA for adoption!


    Louella
     
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  2. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post on Craigslist as well. Easy to re-home birds there, or at least for me it has been.
     
  3. starshrike

    starshrike Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep.. I tried and failed.. none of the Northern California places have chicks/chickens.. and to drive 5+ hours each way isn't too good with gas prices. -_-"
     
  4. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive looked too but never found anything close enough.
     
  5. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm in NorCal and craiglist is great over here for homing chickens. Usually, when I have chicks, they will all be spoken for after about 24 hours of the ad being up. Of course that might be because they are show quality, but most of the chickens posted on CL seem to go quickly here.
     
  6. legacyln

    legacyln Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On the advice or someone on this board, I advertised on Craigslist to rehome my nine extra cockerels (not show quality!) and had 4 responses, they were gone w/in a few days.
     
  7. thewarriorchild

    thewarriorchild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanted to try that but we are close to Paterson/Newark, within 45 minutes anyway and the LAST thing I want is my boys in a cock fighting ring.
     
  8. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually meant to adopt them - not to get rid of your flock. There are lots of chickens on petfinder that need a home, just wanted to share.

    We adopted our dog from a rescue group on petfinder and she is the best dog.

    Good luck everyone.

    Louella
     
  9. legacyln

    legacyln Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I knew what you were saying in your original post but it got kinda hijacked!! I check Petfinder every once in a while in the livestock section, they have lots of other farm animals too!
     
  10. plfreitag

    plfreitag Out Of The Brooder

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    We got a wonderful Turken Roo from the Missouri Humane society through Petfinder. He had been at the Rescue Ranch since last June and was the last of his flock left. He was also next on the list to be euthanized if something new came in since they were about out of space. He's great. Gentle temperament, good with the hens, just an all around nice bird.

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    He cost us $5 plus gas. Not a bad investment. [​IMG]

    We had gone roosterless since right before Christmas when our other roo decided to go spastic and start flogging anyone who walked into "his" coop or yard, including me several times, my daughter, my son and husband. He was Christmas dinner for hubby and I. The girls definitely do better with a roo around though according to our contract with the Rescue Ranch we can't use him for breeding. They don't fix chickens. It's just not done.

    Trisha in MO
     

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