Cockerel chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tigger123, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. Tigger123

    Tigger123 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you do with cockerel chicks? as I am thinking of breeding the silkies but do not want cockerels.
     
  2. lcertuche

    lcertuche Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well you will need them if you intend on breeding them but otherwise here are some ideas.

    1. Put a post on Craig's List or Facebook in your local trading/buying website. Take a picture and ask for a price or ask to trade for a pullet or hen.

    2. Offer it to the local 4-H, or Boys and Girls Club.

    3. Butcher it. Even Silkies can make a good broth/stock.

    4. If you know someone with chickens they would probably love another if they are free. I know I would take practically any chickens for free.
     
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  3. Tigger123

    Tigger123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I would probably want to swap or sell, would not want to butcher it.
     

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