Decisions, decisions. Straight run or all cockerels?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Denninmi, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm psyched with the results of the first trial balloon, so I want to order 50 for delivery week of August 23rd.

    Just not sure if I should go with straight run or all male?

    I guess the 18 cent price differential is far outweighed by the size differential of roos versus hens.

    So, its a no brainer, really![​IMG]
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    I always get the roos. [​IMG] But a few hens would be OK too, for when I want a smaller bird. [​IMG]
     
  3. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    for freezer camp I go with all roos.. if I need some layers I will either go straight run.. or get all roos except for 5 or 6 pullets.. so the pullets really depends on which breed it is and if i want to add any into my breeding program
     

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