what do i do?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by firepatrol911, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. firepatrol911

    firepatrol911 New Egg

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    asfter my hens cant lay eggs anymore what should i do should i just keep them or what? i dont give me your thoughts.
    what so some of you do
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] We have not reached that point yet as ours are just year and younger....Probably donate them to a 4-H club, we have a santuary near here too for all animals.
     
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that alot of people don't keep them JUST for pets, but I will keep mine until they die of old age.
     
  4. france

    france Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only know one person who has chickens. She keeps them until they die of old age. I believe 2 of her 10 have stopped laying.

    Ours will stay with us until old age as well.
     
  5. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I butcher them and eat them, or if you don't want to do that then sell them in chickens auction.

    Omran
     
  6. Crazy_For_Chickens

    Crazy_For_Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would eat them.
     
  7. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree turn em into chicken soup. Mine need to earn there keep
     
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  8. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get mine butchered as long as they arent pets. But some people might buy them from you just for the novelty of having an egg every once in a while or so. They don't care if they're not productive.
     
  9. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am giving my older girls to a friend that just wants a few eggs here and there. 7 hens hes taking but I did consider having them butchered but since he wanted them He gets them.
     
  10. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    well i got mine just as pets so if you like em and theyre nice id let em grow old with ya.....and just so ya know mine just started layin again lol it will be her 9th year of laying eggs so they DO keep on layin if theyre happy [​IMG] but just not as much as the youngins
     

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