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Brought 2 roos to the auction

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BUG126, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. BUG126

    BUG126 Songster

    Jun 28, 2008
    WA State
    My daughter brought 2 roosters to the local auction on monday. A Light Brahma and a GLW, both 17 weeks. She got $13 a piece. WOW! Needless to say, she was very happy, as we had been discussing giving them away.
  2. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    She did very well! Ive been to our local auction a few times, just as a spectator, and full grown roosters sell well, $10-15 each. I can't imagine what people would want a big old rooster for, but they do.
  3. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    That is a great price for the seller. I sold 3 three month old cockerels at the Oakdale auction last weekend and got .50 each!!! [​IMG] I should have waited till they were older. They were Norwegian Jaerhons too! [​IMG]
  4. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    I have found that the older they are the better they do. I sold a black Orpington Roo 1year old and got 20 dollars. Half growns dont' bring anything but then you have to consider how much it cost to feed them out too.

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