The Albuquerque Chicken Keepers! Welcome!
We are about to cull and pluck our Muscovy ducks, and have found it takes a long time by hand and is hard to get all the feathers off.Does anyone have a plucking machine that we could borrow or rent? We'd also be interested in going in on one with…Continue
Started by Tandi Hufnagel Sep 26.
I am getting the word out at the request of Dr.Eckhoff of the New Mexico Livestock Board.She is looking for poultry flocks to test for Avian Influenza as part of a statewide survey for the disease and is looking for flocks of at least five birds…Continue
Started by BernCo 4-H Small Animals Sep 11.
Hello all -We lost 2 out of 3 chickens to a raccoon - learned our lesson about closing the coop when on vacation! Would like to sub in 2 similar chickens for a toddler's sake (the official word is that the old chickens are on vacation) - looking for…Continue
Started by AndyZ. Last reply by Wendy McKay Aug 6.
I just saw someone posted that they lost some birds to raccoons...am I the only weirdo that hasn't seen any raccoons in the area? We live in Edgewood on 10 acres. We've seen the hawks, the ravens, and know of at least one coyote that was taken out…Continue
Started by Wendy McKay. Last reply by Nicole Lerma- Hadley Aug 4.
There will be many chickens and a few large fowl for sale by our 4-H Youth at our County 4-H Fair.Come down to the State Fairgrounds, School Art Building, and support our kids. Showmanship competition is Wednesday. Poultry and Rabbits will be on…Continue
Started by BernCo 4-H Small Animals Aug 3.
Sounds like there are two poultry swaps this Saturday (8/1). One at Triple Threat Feed in East ABQ and one at Isleta Feed in the South Valley. Triple Threat Feed 15600 Central Ave SE Albuquerque, NM 87123 (505) 293-5113"Free to sell : Poultry swap…Continue
Started by Sean Foran. Last reply by Ted Schreier Jul 31.
Hello,We just have too much on our plate these days to keep up with chicken duties and after five long (and gratifying) years of chicken keeping we're going admit that our new puppy and our three kids are making it hard for us to give the girls the…Continue
Started by Molly. Last reply by Sean Foran Jul 25.