chrismahon wrote:Well Marigold, they had the cheek to ask us if we had any for sale. We told them we had none, even though we had many we were desperate to sell. It would have been condemming our 'babies' to to death by neglect!
If people couldn't be bothered to go out in the cold to shut their birds up at night in such extreme conditions, it's likely they hadn't gone out 3 times a day to provide liquid water either. These sad deaths Chris reports could have been the result of general neglect- thirsty and maybe even hungry hens going to roost with few resources to draw on to resist the cold.
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