ABQ Chicken Keepers


ABQ Chicken Keepers

Location: Albuquerque and surrounding area
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Raising Chickens for meat?

Started by SteveJ. Last reply by Brenda Wolfenbarger on Monday. 1 Reply

Hey Folks,Does anybody raise chickens for meat? Are there any small scale slaughtering facilities nearby that could package our chickens?Thanks!Continue

Found eggs

Started by PCM. Last reply by PCM Apr 14. 6 Replies

My best layer has been hiding her eggs behind a rose bush. I have a two part question.1. Why won't she use her nest 2. How long are eggs still OK to eat if they have been out in the yard? I've made her a couple of different types nests in different…Continue

Help! Caring, safe home/s needed ASAP

Started by Adrienne F. Last reply by C.C. Mar 27. 2 Replies

About 7mos ago I opened my door to find that a small brown hen with 4 tiny chicks had moved in to my front yard.Now I need to find homes for these 2 adorable hens (MochaMakeAMess, brown, appx 15mos old, and Chip, blk/wht, appx 7mos old) and 3…Continue

Anyone on the west side?

Started by Lindsay Rose. Last reply by Lindsay Rose Mar 14. 8 Replies

Hello, I'm planning on getting chickens in the spring. I live off Paradise/Golf Course. So far my neighbors have been less than enthusiastic about me getting chickens. I'm hoping to find someone near me who could trade chicken sitting with when we…Continue

incubator to borrow/rent or buy

Started by Laura B Feb 16. 0 Replies

Does anyone have a hatching incubator for chicken eggs that they'd be willing to lend or rent? My sister has been trying since Christmas to demonstrate the miracle of birth with her kids via fertilized eggs & a homemade incubator and has failed…Continue

7 hens need new home

Started by nutmeg. Last reply by Jr Nov 11, 2016. 5 Replies

If anyone is looking to get 7 chickens, we are ready to part with ours.  We have 7 beautiful hens, 5 Americanas, (lay beautiful blue and / or green eggs), and 1 black Australorp (lay brown eggs) and 1 white Wyandotte (lay brown eggs).  Great layers…Continue

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Chickens vs Ducks and Other Genral Questions

Started by Valerie Conrad. Last reply by Jr Oct 1, 2016. 3 Replies

I am interested in raising poultry. I have looked at advantages and disadvantages of both chickens and ducks. I have 3 little boys (the oldest is almost 6) and want to get something that they could help me take care of. I am also concerned about the…Continue

Hen or hens needed

Started by Debora. Last reply by Debora Sep 27, 2016. 5 Replies

One of our two girls just passed and so would like to get another one or two before winter.  The one remaining (7 + years and still laying eggs) is a Leghorn and I have heard they are not always good with young chicks, but have no experience as we…Continue

Urgent: help us put one of our girls down

Started by Gloria M. Last reply by Laura B Sep 27, 2016. 1 Reply

We would take her to the vet to put her down, but if someone who can be kind enough to help, we would pay you.  We cannot do it...she is our pet.  She'd flip out going into a vets office besides.  No chopping off head...just a broken neck.  Quick…Continue

Best Store bought Coop

Started by Brittany parsley. Last reply by DCMc Sep 9, 2016. 2 Replies

Are there any decent store bought coops that are quality and don't cost an arm and a leg? I am in Rio Rancho and they just passed laws allowing us to keep up to six chickens! Any tips or tricks? I am hoping to start with 3 or 4 pullets. I have a…Continue


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