6 Ways You Can Help The Aging Chickens In Your FlockAll poultry farmers experience this at least once in their chicken-keeping career: one, a couple or an entire flock of birds reaches an advanced age. Some flock owners sell off or cull their older birds. But many-especially those who follow conservation practices-allow aging chickens in their flock to live out their lives in the comfort of the coop they know.
Saying Farewell To A Chicken Friend The hardest part about owning a backyard or small chicken flock is when one of our feathered friends nears the end of his or her life and we have to bid them farewell. We all know that harsh weather kills, that predators attack, and that at times rehoming a bird is necessary.