Over a third of 50K chickens dead from starvation

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by CluckHeaven, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. CluckHeaven

    CluckHeaven Chirping

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  2. NYboy

    NYboy Songster

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    Nope don't feel bad for owner, he just left them. Should have put free ad on CL.
     
  3. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    That is ridiculous. The owner knew when he was running out of feed. Should have called a shelter or listed for free if he knew he would not be able to provide for the animals. Starvation is a horrible way to die. Being used for meat would have been a more humane way to go.
     
  4. I don't see how he could be charged with animal cruelty, since those laws typically exempt poultry.
     
  5. chickened

    chickened Crowing

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    Probably spent all his money on bigger cages and exercise equipment.

    It is sad but I fail to see how the remaining 2/3 were starving with a 1/3 dead ones to eat, allbeit gross but you leave a dead chicken in a pen the others will eat it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2012
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Disgusting.
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I feel so bad for the hens. The owner, not so much. How could he stand by and watch them die?? Inhumane, to say the very least. Like was stated above, give them away, put them on craigslist, etc. [​IMG]
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    WHY would you just let your chickens starve? What a SICK person.. Only a very, very sick person would do that.
    He could of at LEAST culled them and not let them suffer..... just SICK!
    I hope they nail him good.
     
  9. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

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    [​IMG] That's horrible! The farm owner really shouldn't have let them suffer like that; I hope they teach him a lesson.
     
  10. Really?

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