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Cheap or free Chickens

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After having a conversation with Zassou about the fate of unsold home center pets, I went down a rabbit (chicken) hole on one of the re-homing sites and found a chicken section and a duck section. Not all of them are free, not all are cheap (people claim expenses) but it is definitely worth a look, I think.
https://www.pet-home.jp/birds/cg_3007/
https://www.pet-home.jp/birds/keys_%E3% ... %E3%83%AB/

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Nice find :thumbup:

Lots of Silkies there

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Re: Cheap or free Chickens

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*whispers* there are also 2 mini pigs looking for homes. *cough*

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I daren't show Mrs Nouka the mini pigs or we would be running a pig sanctuary in no time.

There are some seriously rare and unusual animals in there, chameleons, flying squirrels and a host of other creatures I didn't know you could keep as pets.

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Re: Cheap or free Chickens

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I want some ducks. I need some ducks!

Previous colleague I worked with had a flying Squirrel as a pet, looked super cute and she said they are easy to look after but obviously a big cage is needed. I'd love a squirrel, i'm sure my cats would to which is probably why that dream will never come to be :(
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It would have to be a seriously big cage :lol: I was wondering if a flying squirrel might be too big for cats to attempt and have it running free indoors, would be pretty cool to have it swooping around the house.

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Re: Cheap or free Chickens

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gonbechan wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:14 pm
*whispers* there are also 2 mini pigs looking for homes. *cough*
I recently read an article about the myth of "mini" pigs. Not sure where it is, but here's PETA's take on it:
https://www.peta2.com/vegan-life/mini-pigs/

In short, there's actually no such thing. So buyer beware!