Help! I Need Advice!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by team_realtree, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. team_realtree

    team_realtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I realize very little help can be offered through a forum but any advice anyone is willing to share with me will be very appreciated.

    My coop is only suitable to house chickens for 3 months and it is on a property that is not mine back in a field away from any electrical source. Heating is not an option since I can't get electricity back there.

    So I found a guy to take them in for me back in October and he has just emailed me stating that he is moving out and I need them gone by monday (2 days). What should I do!

    I've been contacting every farm I know trying to get someone to take them in for me and I just can't find anyone.

    I have one offer of someone to buy them but I have become attached to them and don't want to sell them [​IMG]

    What would you guys do in this situation?
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    I'd sell. It would be selfish to keep them if you can't take care of them. I don't want to offend, but you have to take a step back from your emotion and do what is best for the animal ALWAYS. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  3. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, to sell them is best for them and should be a relief for you
     
  4. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tell us where you are -- maybe a BYCer will offer to foster them for you.
     
  5. team_realtree

    team_realtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    southwestern ontario.... i agree selling is the most reasonable option. It's just hard because they are my first chickens and I raised them from a day old.. That being said I would rather another farm take them than to find them frozen in a week. Life was so easy 2 hours ago before I got the email to come pick them up!!
     
  6. SoCalChick

    SoCalChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    try craigslist - I gound a little girl who took some from me for 4-H. Or post another add on BYC - Foster home needed!
     
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  7. team_realtree

    team_realtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] found a farm down the road that will take them!!!!!!
     
  8. heritagebirds

    heritagebirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Sorry you had to give them up, but glad they have a new home.
     
  9. team_realtree

    team_realtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Sorry you had to give them up, but glad they have a new home.

    nope didn't have to give them up [​IMG] I can just keep em there for the next 2 months and bring them back to there coop in the spring!
     
  10. NewHobbyForMe

    NewHobbyForMe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great news, hope it goes well for you and the chicks. [​IMG]
     

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