Too many hens! Looking to rehome a few of my girls.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lobzi, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    This looked like the only place my posting might fit in appropriately. I have so many hens and they are excellent layers. The problem is Im a sucker for a broody hen so I have more chickens than really fit comfortably on my property. If you are interested in adding to your flock or starting a new one, and live in the SF bay area, I can help you out. I live in the Richmond/San Pablo/El Sobrante area. My hens are banties and all are around one year old. They continued to lay all through the winter when I was reading folks lament about their lack of eggs from their hens. If you are interested please give me a private message and I will get back to you as soon as I get the message. Please, good homes only as my girls have all been raised in a loving environment. Im not offering them up for the stew pot!
  2. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    I cant believe there isnt someone out there interested in FREE hens!
  3. annep

    annep Songster

    Mar 4, 2011
    Craigslist them maybe, but weed out the bad ones.
  4. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    OK, thank you for that suggestion. I was thinking of that.
  5. Jackie B.

    Jackie B. Paris Mtn. Eggs

    May 13, 2010
    Greenville, SC
    Put it under the 'for sale' section here on the forum. You'll get more hits that way.

  6. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    I was wondering it that might not be my problem. Thank you. In the mean time I did post on Craigs list too. Thanks for that suggestion nudge.
  7. my3chickens

    my3chickens Songster

    Apr 24, 2010
    Do u think they could fly out to Maryland? [​IMG] I'm a vegetarian & am looking for more hens for eggs, can't seem to find any pullets out this way... Good luck, hope u are able to find nice homes for them.
  8. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    Im packing their bags as I type this;)
    Thanks so much. I think the posting under the topic "FOR SALE" may help.
  9. wsdareme

    wsdareme Songster

    Mar 9, 2010
    Yelm, WA
    Lobzi, I'm going to have the same problem as you soon. I keep wanting to add hens as I find new breeds I like. I have 21 hens, several are different variations of the same breed, and all are laying age. I now have a brooder full of chicks -- raised 4 of my own BCMs, and bought Welsummer, Speckled Sussex and Rhode Island chicks. I'm out of room!!!
  10. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    I just love the camaraderie on here. I wish I had shared my situation on here sooner rather than shouldering it alone, thank you all![​IMG]

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