I was disappointed at the Butler swap today. On FB it sounded so big. I drove 40 miles to go today and the one right down the road is AT LEAST double the size. Only about 8 cars there total. It was listed to start at 10 so I got there early at 915 and people didn't start showing up until like, 1045. There was one other guy there before it started.
On the bright side, I sold all of my birds. If you're the guy who bought my cockerels, holler. I forgot to ask if you were on here.
the Altoona swap stunk too I still have my extra roo (so if someone needs a young blue copper Marans cockerel, let me know). I did get excited though for a minute. One guy offered to trade his two young BCM hens for my Lou BUT I looked at them and they were both young cockerels and they didn't know it so disappointing.
That stinks There's one tomorrow at my local TSC. I'm going to that one at 7. I just felt bad because the family likes to come to those and see the animals and there wasn't really anything to see. Plus it was about an hour away. I thought my local one was small, but I guess not now that I went out to the Butler one.
That guy probably knew they were cockerels and was just trying to get ya. I've had it happen. A guy asked if I wanted his 'Barred rock hens' that were actually dirty, sickly Dominique cockerels. I always ask someone what they have and if they say "What are you looking for?" I say that I don't know, and that I'm looking for roosters and hens so that they tell the truth about gender. When my duck lost his little curly tail feather this summer, it occurred to me that people could easily pluck a drake's curly tail feather and call it a hen.
Edited by chippysmom327 - 8/2/14 at 4:07pm