The Albuquerque Chicken Keepers! Welcome!
One of my hens tucked an egg away and the chick is now 3 months old. The plumage that came in last week finally confirms that he's a roo. He's a gamebird. I already have a rooster and will find a way to keep them apart if I need to, but that will…Continue
Started by Beth Sims Aug 23.
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
Started by Valerie Conrad. Last reply by Jarrett Barboa Aug 10.
My neighbor's backyard chickens were attacked and killed by a raccoon, except for one hen he just got this spring. After more than 20 years of raising chickens, he is not going to get more right now, so would like to see her go to a good home with…Continue
Started by E Cline. Last reply by Lisa Johnson Aug 7.
Hey guys, I have a young rooster just coming into his prime that is such a gentleman. Its our first time trying chickens out, and of course one of our chicks turns into a roo... My wife really is not thrilled about having him. My childhood…Continue
Started by Christopher Smyrl Jun 29.
I am passing along this ad I read on craigslist...Baby Chicken - free to good homeLittle Chick needs tender loving care. One month old Buff Orphington chick was mauled by a dog and as a result her legs are damaged. She can walk a little and fly even…Continue
Started by Carolyn Thompson Hammack Jun 2.
I have three hens that I can no longer keep. They are free for anyone who wants them. They are three years old and have never had any health problems.Barred Rock - she is pretty friendly and a good forager, and she lays 4-6 eggs / week (and was…Continue
Started by d ama. Last reply by d ama May 16.
I'm looking for households or businesses in the La Mesa, Jerry Cline Park, and Mark Twain Neighborhoods that might be willing to host a backyard chicken coop in exchange for a dozen eggs per week. I will provide a completely enclosed coop/run…Continue
Started by Love Nest May 15.
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.
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
Started by Crista Feb 19.