Where Do YOU Get/Rescue Battery Hens From?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by roostersandhens, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. I see so many people on here who would just love to rescue some battery hens, but they can't find anywhere to get them. So, doesn't matter where you live, just post on the thread where the place is located (city, state, country) and what it is called. And if you have to pay for the hens at that place, how much money are they?
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    Last edited: Feb 19, 2014
  2. I get battery hens from Cal Poly, which is an agriculture college in San Luis Obispo California. The hens are $10 each when not spent, and if they are spent they are $2 each.
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    I think it is fantastic when people bring home battery hens, giving them another chance at life. I would love to take in battery hens. But as far as I know, there is nothing like this available in New Mexico. :-(
  4. BellChell123

    BellChell123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2013
    Thank you for posting this! I've been wanting to get them!
  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 10, 2013
    My Coop
    I got mine from a person we know. She isn't a large scale business, so I don't think anyone else can buy them. She only let me take 1 for free, :( one is better then none though! :)
  6. No problem!
  7. DuckRaiser

    DuckRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2013
    Elmira Oregon
    My Coop
    I want to know where some are in a part of Kansas
  8. MaddiesMum

    MaddiesMum Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would love to know where to get some in Canada.. I'm in NS but I don't think there are any around here. I know there is a few batteries but not likely that they part with the hens.
  9. Keep in mind that if there are any in your area you probably wouldn't know about it. The farms like to keep themselves hidden from the public.
  10. DuckRaiser

    DuckRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2013
    Elmira Oregon
    My Coop
    Why? So I can't destroy them? XD

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