Help Too Many Roosters! I can't even give them away!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by my3sonsmolly, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. my3sonsmolly

    my3sonsmolly New Egg

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    out of the 11 eggs that hatched 9 are roos!! I already had two!
    Anyone in the East Texas area want a few? FREE!!
    Otherwise what do I do. I am in the city and only have space for about 12-15 total. I want eggs not roos [​IMG]
     
  2. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Quote:Craigslist? 'Free Roosters'? Usually works in my area. If that doesn't work, check if there's a livestock auction near you.
     
  3. melinda342

    melinda342 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    see if any feed stores will take them
     
  4. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Also, if they are purebred somethings, see if there's a 4-H that might want them. I donated a pile of interesting types of roos to 4-H last year.
     
  5. my3sonsmolly

    my3sonsmolly New Egg

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    thanks guys! What is funny is I have had a FREE sign at one of the feed stores for 2 weeks and no calls.
    I didn't think about 4H.
    I gave one away from Craigs list 6 weeks ago. ONE only one, really?
    I'll check the live stock option!
    Thanks again!
     
  6. the4heathernsmom

    the4heathernsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where are you my3sonsmolly? I am in east texas and need new roos!!!! What breed are they and how far are you from Winnsboro?

    oh just thought i would add ( we don't want to eat them ) lol [​IMG]
     
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  7. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

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    Where in East texas are you? I'm in east texas as well and I'm looking for more chicken friends in the area. Feel free to PM me.

    I can't take the roosters as I'm not sure how many I'm going to have myself when my order comes in, but if we're close to each other maybe we can trade etc in the future
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    It might not be the best option, but you could eat them.
     
  9. my3sonsmolly

    my3sonsmolly New Egg

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    I'm in Longview. I have Rhode Island Reds, Cochins, and dominiques.
    Nicole01 Eating is the next option. [​IMG] I just thought I would try one more time to give them to someone who wanted/needed them.
    Two are big enough for dinner the others will be more nugget size. HAHA Sorry to everyone who doesn't think that is funny. [​IMG]
     
  10. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

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    You're about 2 hours from me. Not real close but not real far either. lol
     

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