Cockerels

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mariegeoff, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. mariegeoff

    mariegeoff New Egg

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    Hi can any one help me I incubated eggs out of 7 I got 5 boys black silkies very tame but my cockerels are now making so much noise my neighbours are not happy any suggestions? I have asked local farms from they would take them but no luck they are such lovely boys please help my poor neighbours thank you
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Unfortunately, unwanted roosters are a dime a dozen. You can advertise them on Craigslist. You can also check with your local feed store. They may know of someone who would like to have them. They may even have a bulletin board you can advertise them on. You can also check with your local 4h. Some of the students might like to have them. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in re-homing your roosters.
     
  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with rehoming your boys.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to bYC. I'd suggest searching for your state thread and asking there if anyone would like to take them off your hands.

    Good luck
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sadly the problem of trying to rehome unwanted roosters, is plaguing chicken folks everywhere. If you have an Asian community in your area - silkies are a delicacy for their black meat and bones.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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