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

    Jul 26, 2009
    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

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    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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