First trip to auction with the extras

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by RockyToggRanch, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Songster

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    It's part of being responsible..I know. It was very hard going out with a flashlight and searching out the little boys. Let me just say that they are very good at hiding...
    Tomorrow morning we will head to the small animal auction with cages of cockerals and some awsome banty's. It's killing me. I don't personally mind the uncontollable crowing at 5am. although I agree that the poop on the deck is unacceptable.

    This is hard.
  2. werecatrising

    werecatrising Songster

    Jul 4, 2009
    So sorry. I know I couldn't do it.
  3. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Songster

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    Oh why oh why didn't anyone tell me how hard it is not to buy at the auction????

    I now have a 4 mos old peacock and a tom turkey.......and..

    an 8 day old holstien bull calf!

    The bantys were a hit...especially the naked neck cochin.

    I must get advice on the 3 critters I bought, so I'll start a new thread.
  4. alycoop

    alycoop Songster

    Feb 7, 2009
    Vancouver WA

    I had to take my 2 roos to a farm store where they have a "critter corner" and they resell those.

    Well to my surprise they had a Mr. and Mrs. Tom turkey and a peacock, a young goat, two sheep, variety of ducks, rabbits and other roos.

    I was so tempted to take the goat and the peacock but was able to stop myself.

    ETA - I really like NY state - have family around Syracuse.
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2009

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