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  • Joined Mar 2013
  • South Norfolk
New Chickens
« on: March 31, 2013, 11:47:02 pm »
We got 12 new chooks today, in an effort to keep up with demand for eggs from friends at our dog agility club.  They came from Little Hen Rescue and were rescued on Friday from an 'enriched cage' farm near Leicester.  Now, compared to previous ex-batts that we have had (which were virtually oven ready) these are in relatively good condition so I guess that means that the enriched cages are doing some good.  However, they are still very pale with overgrown combs and claws and scraggly feathers.  Here's a few pics:


  • Joined Mar 2013
  • South Norfolk
Re: New Chickens
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2013, 11:47:44 pm »
A couple more pics:


  • Joined Feb 2012
  • Durham
Re: New Chickens
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2013, 12:14:30 am »
They don't look in as bad a state as I was expecting when you said rescue hens  :thumbsup:

Looking like a few good hens you have taken on,  :fc: they settle in quickly and start getting down to egg business  :chook:


Rescue chickens with existing chickens

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