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

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    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!
    Julie
     
  2. coldinnh

    coldinnh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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