Rescue chickens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by dpetzen, Nov 12, 2018.

  1. dpetzen

    dpetzen Chirping

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    I thought I'd present my lovely Georgina - before and after:
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    The picture to the left is from June and the right from November.

    She came to me from the factory when she was 17 months old and was quite a different chicken from what she is now.

    She has fully recovered and is now trying to catch up with the 1.5 years in the factory that was taken from her.

    Her favourite hobbies are dust baths and chasing worms. She is a constant flurry of motion and have to run everywhere she's going.

    I hope she gets at least a couple of years together with me and the other chooks. She is a joy to be around and is clearly loving being a chook :)
     
  2. Sneebsey

    Sneebsey Songster

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    What a transformation! Glad she has a nice home with you after her ordeal.
     
  3. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

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    Does she lay for you?
     
  4. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    What a transformation!
    Has she flown yet?
    The rescue hens I’ve had here it seems have never had the opportunity to fly and when they finally make that unplanned leap and instinct opens the wings they look totally flabbergasted when they land, albeit a bit untidily.
    It’s a complete tear jerk moment.
    You’ve done a fantastic job.:clap:clap:celebrate
     
  5. Hyper_Chicken05

    Hyper_Chicken05 Songster

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    Hard to beleive those pictures are the same chicken. I still don't get how people can commit such a vile act :(.
     
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Crossing the Road

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    She’s beautiful! Thanks for giving her such a great home!!!!!
     
  7. andreanar

    andreanar Crowing

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    Good job you! She looks great.
     
  8. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    How beautiful! I'm not referring to her appearance although she is also physically beautiful. :love
     
  9. N F C

    N F C happy spring!

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    What a striking change! :thumbsup
     
  10. dpetzen

    dpetzen Chirping

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    Yes, she and the other three in the latest batch are laying huge, smooth beautiful eggs. It's difficult to tell the frequency, but on average one egg a day.
     

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