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FREE 6 month old RIR Rooster in Northern Illinois

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Lady_Cluck, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. Lady_Cluck

    Lady_Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    The hens have requested a reduction in roosters, and the low-man on the totem pole with the raging hormones just got voted off the Island.

    He's a young RIR rooster, born the second week in June from Cackle hatchery. He was supposed to be a hen. ;-) Instead he surprised me and his sisters by growing a big red comb and crowing....

    Anyway, he's a good boy, and a nice looking rooster. I would of course prefer if you didn't eat him, as he is a good boy as far as roosters go, but I know things always don't go that way. He'd be great with a flock of hens of his own, especially if you want chicks. Right now he has to share with the other two dominant roosters, and I just don't have nearly enough hens for everyone to get along.

    I'm in Rockford, and I'd be willing to meet anyone within a reasonable distance. If no one wants him, he's just going to have to hang out in a solitary bachelor pen for a while. Just thought I'd try and give him a chance for his own flock.

    And yes, he's FREE. Thank you!

  2. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    Just wanted to say that Rockford is my hometown!!
  3. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    I have two Rhode Island Red hens that were born june 8. To bad i dont have room for a rooster right now. Sorry.
  4. Lady_Cluck

    Lady_Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Quote:Hello fellow Rockfordian!!! [​IMG]

    And that's ok if you don't need a rooster, barred-rocks-rock; thanks for looking! [​IMG]
  5. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    what a beautiful boy. Makes me miss my Sarge... Already too many roos, but I'd take him if I could. I hope you either find him a nice permanent home (and not in a freezer camp or nice warm broth jacuzzi!) or maybe he will be ok in a bachelor pad. [​IMG]

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