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Looking to Host My Chickens Somewhere Close to Philadelphia During Spring and Summer 2014

 
Josh Shwa
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I will be away and I need my chickens taken care of. Has to be free range.

I cant really thk of anything else that i should include here.

Questions, ideas? Thanks
 
John Polk
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Might be helpful if you said how many chickens there are.
Also, are these chicks, or grown birds that will be producing eggs, or even meat birds.

 
Matu Collins
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Are you asking for a farm to take your chickens there or for a person to come to your place and care for them?

It's tricky to bring new birds to live with an established flock. There could be disease issues and/or fighting.

Maybe there is a farm out there which has lost all its chickens to predators and has an empty coop...
 
Josh Shwa
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Ah good points. I am looking for a farm, and its only 5 chicks.
 
Julia Franke
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Are they all hens? Are they for the purposes of Laying? When you say chicks, how old will they be? Do you want them raised from day-old chicks (as in you need them in a brooder first) or will they be older than that?

Would you supplement feed or expect the host to supply it?

Julia
 
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