Banty Roosters Need a Home! Pennsylvania near Hershey

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  1. palomino777902

    palomino777902 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, Just found this BYC Forum and signed up.

    In July I ordered 25 banty peeps. Ameraucana, Silver Pencil Rock, Partridge Rock, and Rhode Island Red.

    The hatchery sent 27. We lost one a couple of weeks ago to a hawk.
    We have 26. This coming weekend they will be 12 weeks old. I am 95% certain I have 16 roosters and 10 hens. We are keeping 2 roos and all the hens.
    (the 10 hens I am sure of. Several roosters I am sure of. I have my fingers crossed on some but hope is fading)

    What the heck am I going to do with 14 roosters. Can't keep them. They are bantys so not worth eating. They are beautiful and they are my buddies but I have to find them homes. I am in PA. Anybody got any advice?
     
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  2. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    Where in Pa are you located, may I have your zip?

    -Nicole
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I would suggest editing your profile to let people know where you're located. Welcome to BYC and I know you will find some nice homes for your birds here.
     
  4. palomino777902

    palomino777902 Out Of The Brooder

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    Nicole, 17022
     
  5. palomino777902

    palomino777902 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I really do like them and I do not want to take them to the farm market!

    They eat out of my hands for crying out loud. What have I done.
     
  6. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    I would love to help you out but I'm over 3 hours away, it's just a little too far for me to drive with the price of gas. I would have given them a good home, if you were going to sell. Good luck to you, my zip is 15688 if you ever travel west a little, let me know, I'd be willing to take a few...

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    Nicole
     
  7. palomino777902

    palomino777902 Out Of The Brooder

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    I wonder if I can talk Hubby into a road trip! When I get home tonight I am going to say something to him to see if he thinks I am nuts.
    I REALLY don't want to take them to the farm market.
     
  8. Cason

    Cason Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would think Bantys would have as much meat as a quail! [​IMG]
     
  9. palomino777902

    palomino777902 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm bumping myself back up here. This morning we seperated the roos from the flock we are keeping. All the roos are now in a seperate pen in the barn.
    If anybody in the area would like to come and take a look at the bachelors that would be great.

    Here's hoping![​IMG]
     
  10. PAzoo

    PAzoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi ... How about calling your local 4H Poultry Specialist... and donating them or asking if they have the name of someone that might be interested I am sure you can find an email on the internet -
    Good Luck...
     

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