Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by albird101, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. albird101

    albird101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2013
    I have 24 chickens that I'm planning on rehomeing since Im way to stressed out with the new school year coming and needing to get all my credits to graduate, family problems, and not having the suitable space for them like I use I have.... I'm emotionally attached to these little guys and I want to give them to good homes... The roosters are seriously the kindest nicest Roos ever but they have a gamy appearance to them so I feel they'll be used for cock fighting and I don't support that!! I have hens from 3 years that will come up to me fly to me when called and I'm just to emotionally attached everytime I try and put the craigslist ad I can't do it... Can anyone help me
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Go to "where am I, where are you," in the social forum, to locate and post on your state thread. Post about the chickens you need to rehome. There may be other chicken people near you that can help you out.

    I would be careful with Craig's list, since you can't investigate anyone who replies to your ad. They may think they can sell them or use them in other ways that wouldn't be what you desire.

    Lots of people on here raise game birds so the rooster appearance would put them off. Are your hens still laying? If so that is a good point in their favor. Some new people don't want to start out with chicks.

    I'm guessing you are going away to college. If so, some allow pets in the dorms or pens outside. Maybe you would have the opportunity to keep a couple favorites with you.
  3. emmyeagle

    emmyeagle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2014
    Central New Mexico
    Try posting in the re homing section. Where are you located?
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    You've received good advice above.
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. You've been given some good advice and links from other BYC members. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in re-homing your birds.

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