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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:21 pm 

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Location: Bayswater, VIC

I am looking to re-home one of my pet chickens who is having an ongoing issue with my favourite chicken. So this little white pekin hen (I named her Rachel, but she doesn't know that so you could call her anything you like!) is looking for a new home with another bantam flock...

Rachel is 2 y.o. and is, unfortunately for me, my best laying hen...she lays about 5 eggs a week through the laying season and is always the first to start laying and the last to stop.

She is quite robust, has never had any health problems and I bought her from 'Abundant Layers' in Emerald as a fully vaccinated day old chick. A broody hen of mine raised her outside so she isn't super tame, she will eat out of my hand, but she is not what I'd call friendly and I have to corner her if I need to pick her up. She won't peck me at all and is quite docile once I am holding her.

If you have a small pet bantam flock and you think you could give Rachel a nice home then please contact me on 0407 160 568 to discuss! Thanks Jess. (BTW I am located in Bayswater but I am happy to drive anywhere in Melb to deliver her to a good home...).

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