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Hello - new from northern California - and first year with chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChicksandWeeds, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. ChicksandWeeds

    ChicksandWeeds Chirping

    Nov 15, 2012
    Northern California
    I and working someone's garden this year in northern california, sierra foothills and decided to try chickens for help :) - got 2 straight runs ... 51 chicks ...30 roos .... and i love them all - but i simply cannot keep them all ...they are very healthy (sandhill preservation stock), friendly, heat tolerant. so - i am trying what i can to not have them be someone's dinner. i hope this is ok to say in the intro post.free to a good home - good for breeding if you need new blood


    they all need a new home - blue andalusian, sicilian buttercup, golden polish

    needs a new home - golden polish (and 3 more)

    sicilian buttercup

    buff catalana babies

    and many more

    communal bath - mixed flock :) love them all

    blue andalusian (blue) and 3 more (2 black and 1 splash)

  2. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing?

    May 7, 2012
    Sonoma County, CA
    Hi! You have beautiful looking birds, but what a lot of roos! Unfortunately, there is often an overabundance of roosters, so placing in a home as opposed to a freezer can be difficult.

    A friendly hint: BYC would like sale posts to be in the buy-sell-trade section of "Forums" on the menu bar. There is a special section there for free rehoming also. (Don't be surprised if a moderator contacts you about this.)

    California - Northern is a great thread with lots of activity and many neighbors in your area. These folks are very supportive and might be able to offer other helpful suggestions. You might try posting here with a reference to this post or whatever buy-sell-trade post you create. You can also reference your ad in your signature line, which will appear with all your posts. Add your signature line in "My Profile".

    Welcome to BYC and best of luck finding homes for your boys! [​IMG]
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, ChicksandWeeds, and [​IMG]! Great to have you hear but sorry to hear about your rooster dilemma. I agree with the advice of Wish4Wings. Hope you can find them good homes!
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Good luck with rehoming your roosters!
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    [​IMG] x 3 on wishing4wings's advise. Good luck!
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.

  8. chicky goodpart

    chicky goodpart Hatching

    Nov 17, 2012
    Hey, I'm from nor cal too. Where you from? Citrus Heights here.
  9. [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!

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