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Friday, July 16, 2010

At $5 a Pop, Injured Hens All Adopted Out

Posted By on Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 7:15 AM

click to enlarge Ain't nobody here but us chickens...
  • Ain't nobody here but us chickens...
The early bird gets the worm -- and the early adopter gets the chicken.

All 80 of the clucking, egg-laying, injured hens that arrived Wednesday at the Marin Humane Society have been adopted. After knocking down the price-per-hen to five bucks -- chickenfeed, yes -- the hens moved in 29 hours

These birds were part of a larger flock treated at an animal sanctuary near Vacaville for injuries incurred from tight plastic bands being attached to their legs.

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More birds may be up for adoption in Marin soon. Our message for the Marin Humane Society hasn't yet been returned. But you can always squawk at them at (415) 506-6225.

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more

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