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Originally Posted by notrub View Post
 


ordered 15 female chicks , and they included a free chick,guess  what? the free one was a rooster. as soon as it crowed I found a new home for it.


From what I've heard, the free ones are 99.9999999% guaranteed to be roosters. They're also called "packing peanuts".

 

Glad you found him a new home.

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post #12 of 12
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From what I've heard, the free ones are 99.9999999% guaranteed to be roosters. They're also called "packing peanuts".

 

Glad you found him a new home.


Agreed; it's why I've declined the free chicks for several decades now.

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