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ABQ Chicken Keepers

Location: Albuquerque and surrounding area
Members: 416
Latest Activity: Apr 17

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Three hens and a bantam rooster - free to home

I have free to a good home three hens (buff orp, australop, unknown brown) and a bantam rooster (old game). His name is Rusty the rooster and his spurs curl onto themselves. Our daughter has handled him regularly for years. The hens lay pretty…Continue

Started by Jennifer H. Mar 30.

6 Hens & a Beautiful Rooster 2 go...

I have too many eggs! Keeping a few but need a new home for most of my 2 year old flock. I have 6 hens of mixed heritage (Reds, Ausilog, other) and a beautiful Buff Orphington Rooster looking for a new home, $$60 for the gang if you agree to take…Continue

Tags: rooster, eggs, hens, adult, for

Started by Crista Feb 19.

Egg yolk peritonitis 3 Replies

I'm losing red sex-link hens to egg yolk peritonitis. They're all from the same guy who was downsizing his flock. Just 18 months old. Makes me so sad. Had it confirmed by my vet in necropsy. Does anyone have ideas for how to treat this? I understand…Continue

Started by Beth Sims. Last reply by Lucinda Sherman Feb 11.

Sad problem 4 Replies

My large black hen has an injured leg and is not able to get around on her own to eat and drink any more. I can tell from the way her leg looks that it won't be getting better. She is not a young hen and it seems like it is time to have her put…Continue

Started by DCMc. Last reply by Beth Sims Feb 11.

Needing hens 1 Reply

Hi everyone! We are getting ready for the spring and would like buy 5 hens that are at least 6 months old. We previously had Araucanas, but we aren't really particular about the breed. Let me know what you have available. Thanks!Continue

Started by Liz Baca. Last reply by JB Blair Feb 6.

Hen Needs A Home 7 Replies

I need to find a new home for a beautiful, healthy, small red hen. She lays well and is a sweet, low key girl.If interested give me a call at 243-6870.Continue

Started by DCMc. Last reply by margaret burges taylor Jan 8.

Two beautiful geese available 2 Replies

Hello,I have two beautiful pet (not-for-eatin') geese available. One is a friendly White Chinese female. The other is a white Embden who is not unfriendly, but I wouldn't go as far as to call that one friendly. Geese lay big, beautiful eggs for a…Continue

Started by Carolyn Thompson Hammack. Last reply by Lori White Oct 18, 2015.

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, 2015.

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, 2015.

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, 2015.

 

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Albuquerque's Community Forum

Three hens and a bantam rooster - free to home

Started by Jennifer H. Mar 30.

6 Hens & a Beautiful Rooster 2 go...

Started by Crista Feb 19.

Egg yolk peritonitis 3 Replies

Started by Beth Sims. Last reply by Lucinda Sherman Feb 11.

Sad problem 4 Replies

Started by DCMc. Last reply by Beth Sims Feb 11.

Needing hens 1 Reply

Started by Liz Baca. Last reply by JB Blair Feb 6.

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