ate my favorite rooster

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by nellynelly, Nov 14, 2014.

  1. nellynelly

    nellynelly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2012
    Bogota, Col
    RIP big red.

    It had to be done. i needed to get fresh blood into the flock. he served his purpose very well and expanded a flock from 10 hens to over 30 in the last 2 years. a few of his sons are in another flock, so his line will continue.

    i cooked him in the pressure cooker and made tortilla soup.

  2. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2013
    I culled 5 roos for the freezer Tuesday. 4 of them were 20 week old roos that momma hen raised and I never fooled with much. One was a pretty mixed breed roo that I hand raised. I hated to do it but his brother, also hand raised, is a much better roo to the girls so I did the deed. It sucked but I only have 10 hens and the rooster coop was getting crowded. I really need to stop getting attached to the guys because I know I can't keep them.[​IMG]

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