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SW Washington - need to find a new home for my chickens

 
tel jetson
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hi there. I've got a whole bunch of chickens. too many. I got a little carried away over the last few years, and they've become much more work than I can handle. to be honest, I don't know exactly how many there are at this point, as a number of hens have raised clutches this year and they're pretty wily and difficult to count. I would guess there are between 45 and 60 altogether, though, between a few weeks old and two years old.

they are mostly Buckeyes, but there are a few other breeds mixed in there, too. two or three Buff Orpingtons, Australorps, Rhode Island Reds, Gold-laced Wyandottes, bantam Cochins, and one Barred Rock. we'll probably hang onto 10 or 15, but the rest are up for grabs.

I haven't sexed any of this year's chicks, so there are some future roosters in there. there are also four or five adult roosters. if you just want hens, I'll charge $5 each for them. if you'll take everybody, I'll only charge $2 each. I've got enough organic feed for a couple of months that I'll sell cheap, too.

except for a few young birds that I had to lock up in chicken tractors to keep them out of the neighbor's gardens, they've all been pastured their whole lives.

I have no problem with somebody buying them just to eat them, so long as they are dispatched humanely.

so let me know if you're interested. post here if you like, or send me a PM. thanks.
 
Dustin Powers
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Location: Washington State
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I'm in South Bend, WA. Still got too many birds?
 
Matthew Beckman
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Still have too many? Willing to take most to all of them off your hands.
 
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