Found a home for a rooster, now I'm sad

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickiebird, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. chickiebird

    chickiebird In the Brooder

    Jun 16, 2007
    Annapolis Valley
    I am so ridiculous - I've been trying for two weeks to find a home for my extra "accidental" roosters, and now I have someone coming in the morning to take one or both of them, and I feel sad and almost panicked at letting them go. Especially Gordie, my shy white guy. It's best for everyone, chickens, roosters, and me, but I still feel sad!
    Maybe I should keep poor Gordie and let the boss rooster go...[​IMG]
  2. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    its for the best. [​IMG]
  3. chickbea

    chickbea Songster

    Jan 18, 2007
    I just went through this myself when I rehomed my wonderful Edward. He was just too exuberant with his crowing, and it was me who was most annoyed by it, not the neighbors, so I'm all the more guilt-ridden.
    In every other way he is just the sweetest thing - he was so gentle and protective of his girls, and he let me hold him and cuddle him.
    I have to fight off the urge to call the woman I gave him to and ask for him back, even though I know the whole thing is for the best. He has a nice, new home with new girls, and I get to have more than 4 hours of sleep per night, which I haven't had in quite some time.
    Are they going to a place where you can keep track of them? I work with the person who has Edward, and regular updates have helped ease the pain.

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