Save some Battery Hens hurry!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by GoldenSparrow, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure I posted this in the right spot, but I thought I would let you all know, that these hens are need of homes.
    I really hope people can save some of these hens.

    http://ithaca.craigslist.org/grd/3679821203.html



    If I posted this in the wrong spot I am sorry.
     
  2. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe post in the NY thread?
     
  3. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gosh, you are so right! Thank you.
     
  4. NYboy

    NYboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also post on sister sites .
     
  5. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Just a warning to adoptees battery hens are vaccinated with vaccinnes not allowed in some states that make them carriers for what they were vaccinated for and can spread diseases to unvaccinated birds. Research what you may be exposing to your flock. The chicken rescue folks seem to neglect this fact either intentionally or unintentionally. FYI
     
  6. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    Nobody asked me and I should just stay out of it. But "rescuing" battery hens is a sure way to import trouble.
     
  7. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens


    X2. Great care must be taken, even then the risk is high.
     
  8. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I understand what you all are saying, but I still feel these abused hens deserve a happy ending.
     
  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I'm sorry, but I agree with you. They deserve a happy ending.
     
  10. newfoundland

    newfoundland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have rescued battery hens and they have been brilliant. In desperate need of tender loving care of course, but great girls anyway. Ours laid like it was going out of fashion, and when their egg production declined we kept them anyway because they deserved no less. I would urge anyone who has the capacity to take on these girls to give it a whirl. Of course usual quarantine period applies but i have run battery girls alongside unvaccinated birds no problem. Don't be put off by doom mongers, do the decent thing.
     
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