My rescued Tyson cornish Xs are now 11 weeks old and doing fine. If my guesses are right, I have 9 cockerels and 9 pullets. I plan to keep all the pullets and two of the cockerels. That means I have 7 cockerels that I simply can't keep, as much as I'd like to. In addition to the meaties I have 13 chicks I ordered as my future egg layers; 12 pullets and one accidental cockerel. Plus my 13 adult hens and 1 adult rooster. With all these roos, there's no way I can expect to have peaceful flocks. I talked to a lady that was interested in taking the extra roos, but she backed out. We won't eat them. My DH is more than willing to process them, but I can't eat them. I just know it would bother me come supper time. The only solution I can come up with is for my DH to take the extras to the other end of the farm, kill them humanely and leave the bodies for the wild critters to clean up. They've had eight good weeks past the point when they would have been culled in the commercial houses. They've enjoyed free ranging, lots of love and attention and sunshine and fresh air. Really don't want to do this either, but can't figure out any other way.