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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kwitzats, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. kwitzats

    kwitzats In the Brooder

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    Hi all. I bought four hens from the cove feed store and 5 months later one turns out to be a roo. I am a complete noob but my chickens seems to be heathy and learning to eat free range foods. The dogs get along with them now and my biggest problem is chicken putty on the back patio as they hang out there lots. I now need to get rid of this roo and the kids are adamant about me not eating him. I am ancious for my first egg. I need one more hen to achieve my desired egg production but am at a loss as to how I can find a near laying hen. I keep my girls in a large dog run on the side of the house but I let em come and go most of the time since my biggest fear is ca ts and they know better to come in my yard.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC - good luck at replacing the cockerel with another hen.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    ChirpyChicks1 Songster 5 Years

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    Welcome to the site!
     
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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! My local feed store will buy back unwanted cockerels, good luck to you.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. kwitzats

    kwitzats In the Brooder

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    The one in cove took it back but would not give me anything for it even a credit. In fact they were pretty rude about it but I had to get rid of him quick since he was crowing quite boistrously.
     

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