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My Pet Chicken Has a Birth Control Implant

It’s a Nexplanon for hens!

The cutest eggs I’ve ever seen came from my bantam Sebright chicken, Ren. She’s a miniature chicken, which means her eggs are miniature too! At 7 months old, I had her injected with a birth control implant to stop her from producing eggs.



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ren the house hen

A vegan Las Vegan. A chick with chickens. I measure my success in laughter.