Butchering a few chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickWHorses, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. ChickWHorses

    ChickWHorses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 10, 2012
    If I end up having too many roosters out of my day old chicks, which I understand happens often, can I raise them all together until the excess roosters are big enough to butcher? And where does someone take just a few birds to be butchered? I couldn't do it myself nor do I know how. I live in Alberta, Canada. Any ideas out there?
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Cockerels can live in a bachelor pad together until its time for the chop. Sorry, i can't make any suggestions as to where to get them butchered - maybe you could ask on your Canada thread?

    All the best

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