new home for older chickens that are not laying

Discussion in 'Animals In Need of Free Re-Homing' started by 3snowhites, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. 3snowhites

    3snowhites New Egg

    Mar 21, 2013
    We purchased baby chicks a year ago. a friend gave us 4 Rhode Island reds. I found one of the younger hens pecking a Rhodie until she was bleeding, and her eye was damaged as well. I would like to find a new home for the Rhode island reds. They are not producing eggs, so they are use to us, but I do not want to put them to slaughter. I heard that there is a farm for retired chickens. We live in Massachusetts. Can anyone help? Please? The Rhodies are at least 20 years. Thanks!
  2. coldinnh

    coldinnh Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    Did you find the retirement home? She is 20 years old? Have you considered placing her in a cage in the coop? Where in Mass? I work in Southern NH.

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