Just gave my first chickens away....

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by JustDawn, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. JustDawn

    JustDawn Songster

    Dec 7, 2009
    Alpharetta Ga
    Nothing important. Just me being a baby.

    I started with 6 chickens last Easter. (3 BR, 1 RIR and 2 Golden Comets)
    I ordered 5 surprises in July. (SS, Golden Campine, Sulton, Andalusian, EE)
    I got 7 more in August. I was suppose to get Orloffs in this group. I did not. I got 3 SS, 2 RIR, 1 Leghorn, and 1 Cuckoo Maran.
    My Orloffs should be here tomorrow.

    I can't have this many chickens in my neighborhood!!!

    I found a wonderful home (6.5 acres with a great mom and lots more chicken friends) for my 5 of my 7 - 3 week olds (2 RIR and 3 SS).

    Now I miss them. I am so sad. That was so hard to do!

    I'm such a baby.

    I need a farm so I don't have to give them away!!!!

    Ahhhhh... then the chicken hoarding could begin!
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

    Oct 18, 2009
    I feel your pain. I'm trying to re-home two of the roosters that I hatched this summer and it's making me SO sad. No fair. [​IMG]
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger 10 Years

    I'm afraid even if you had a 50 acre farm, you would have to give some away sooner or later. I had well over 300... cutting back to a more manageable level... it sucks and hurts, cry like a baby every time even though I have found good homes for them. But in the long run it is for the best. Just consider it as you converting over a new member..... [​IMG]
  4. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

    May 6, 2010
    My Coop
    I can't even imagine how hard that would be. [​IMG]
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Aw - I'm sorry! [​IMG]

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