seeking quotes about keeping geriatric chickens, Portland Oregon

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenranch, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. chickenranch

    chickenranch New Egg

    Oct 15, 2009
    Berkeley // Portland
    Hi, folks. I'm writing an article about the issue of declining egg production in older hens. I'm looking for some quotable folks who have elderly chickens, preferably in Portland.

    My angle is that most backyard chicken ranchers won't be willing to butcher, so that there's going to be an oversupply of geriatric backyard chickens, and an undersupply of egg production.

    I'd love to TALK to some folks by phone -- is it ok forum etiquette to post my number? 503.238.1799.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. flymamma

    flymamma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2009
    My brother lives in Portland and has had chickens for a few years .. I am sure butchering is NOT an option . His hen got attacked by something and he rode his bike cross town with Jersey in a box to the only vet willing to see a chicken [​IMG]. I will pass on your info to him .

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