craigs list not working!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mgw, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    We put a post on craigs list to give away our two roosters, and no one has responded. Does anyone know of a better way to find a home for them?? Open to all idea's thanks!!
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    How long have you had the ad up?

    You can also try Ebay Classifieds. They are also free.
     
  3. BonnieJean

    BonnieJean Out Of The Brooder

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    I just found my rooster a new home, and I typed "keywords" into my ad- a line or two after the end, I wrote something like "keywords: chicken, rooster, roo, cockerel..." so that if someone typed in any of those words my ad would pop up. Good luck!
     
  4. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Quote:1 week or so should we repost every day to keep it near the front??
     
  5. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Quote:that is a good idea thnk you
     
  6. swordgeek

    swordgeek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a 4-H aviculture club anywhere near you who might be willing to pass along information? Try contacting the local leader and give as much info as you can about your boys. [​IMG] Our club re-posts messages like this pretty often.
     
  7. vpeterson

    vpeterson Chillin' With My Peeps

    If your local feed store has a bulliten board you could post a sign for them. I have had a lot of response from people when I've done that. Also, instead of free, may ask for 5-3 $. People like a bargain and wonder why you are giving something free away. They may think that you are desperate.
     
  8. chicksbestfriend

    chicksbestfriend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    People here turn in their unwanted roosters to the local humane society and they do end up getting adopted out. Good luck finding Mr. Roo a good home!
     
  9. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    I have yet to get rid of a roo by itself for free or otherwise. I either butcher them or if I have extra hens throw in a free roo if they buy hens. I've gotten rid of lots of them by offering them free with hens.
     
  10. atimme

    atimme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Repost every day, include key words, and include photos! That's how you get rid of them.
     

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