this is just a note to catmom because i'm not sure if my pm went through (i got a funny message in regards to my message about the site having some problems) - so sorry folks for posting this here - forgive me! anywhoo . . . catmom, i sent you an pm with info on how to find and adopt chickens from the local shetlers. if you don't get this pm please let me know - i can't find it in my "sent" mail box. i'd love to help you in any way i can so let me know.