Found a dumped cockerel today

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Johnn, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    I took my dog on a walk a while ago and entered this woods and there was a cockerel right infront of me! I was a bit confused and then someone came up and said he's been here a while and they saw someone dump him. I went home and got a towel and some bread and went back and he was still there and he took bread out of my hand and everything! Once I got the chance I grabbed him, wrapped him in a towel and he is now home with me. I took him up to the hens and he is in my broody coop until I know what I'm doing. He was sooo hungry poor boy :(
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Poor boy! Good for you for rescuing him!

    He appears to be a beautiful heritage type Rhode island Red, in case you were wondering about breed. [​IMG]
     
  3. heiditam

    heiditam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What the?!!! :(
     
  4. b.hromada

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    Poor baby. So glad you found him, he looks like are real sweetie pie! Thank you. [​IMG]
     
  5. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    He is everyone, thank you. I knew I wasn't going crazy when I saw chicken feathers on that walk last week!! My old cockerel is maybes going to a new home soon so I think I can keep him as long as he's nice. I have a little young cockerel so I hope they get on
     
  6. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    Poor guy, he is so lucky you came along! He's a beauty John. So glad you saved him.
     
  7. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks :)
     
  8. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    How is he doing?
     
  9. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    He's good thanks for asking! He is still in a broody shed, but I have moved him into the bigger one. Things didn't go to plan about my old cockerel going to a new home last week, but we are getting back on track now, so just waiting for a date. I feel bad having him stuck in, but nothing else I can do :(. He will be out with the girls in a week or two hopefully. For entertainment, he is having crowing wars with my other cockerel. His crow is terrible though!
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  10. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    Are you rehoming Bella's cockeral? He's a pretty boy I hope he stays nice for you.
     

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