ABQ Chicken Keepers


ABQ Chicken Keepers

Location: Albuquerque and surrounding area
Members: 415
Latest Activity: Sep 30

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Performed crop surgery?

Has anyone on here preformed crop surgery? One of my chicks has had an impacted crop for 3+ weeks now. We've tried all the techniques we could find online to no avail. I'm thinking surgery might be the last option.Continue

Started by Sean Foran Sep 28.

Chicken or Duck Plucker Wanted

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.

Avian Influenza Testing

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.

2 chickens wanted 5 Replies

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.

Raccoons? 4 Replies

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.

County 4H Poultry Show this Week

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.

Swaps and such 3 Replies

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

Tags: pullets, layers, chickens, chicks, swap

Started by Sean Foran. Last reply by Ted Schreier Jul 31.

Pullets or layers for sale?

Does anyone have any pullets or layers for sale? We're looking to grow our flock by 6 birds. Ideally we'd like some ameraucanas, a polish, a silkie, and then some other good layers. Thanks for any suggestions.Continue

Started by Sean Foran Jul 25.

Ten Beautiful, Healthy Grown Hens FREE to a Good Home 6 Replies

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

Tags: chickens, free

Started by Molly. Last reply by Sean Foran Jul 25.

Bucket No-Mess Feeder

Is anyone local making these for sale?I'm interested in purchasing a 4…Continue

Started by Judy K Jul 15.


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