I have lots of roosters in my flock!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ilovemydog, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First off my chickens are amazing, but i need to get rid of roosters. How can i do that? Im trying to sell them. How much could i sell this one for? I have listed 7 on the roosters but is that to much or too little? THey are patridge cochin bantam roosters.
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  2. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    too much, you'll have a hard time giving them away..

    Your best best is fried chicken, or crockpot rooster...
     
  3. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless they are good breeding stock I doubt you will find many buyers. Sorry, eat 'em up!
     
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you have a local livestock sale barn? I sold my 8 there last year...gave one to a friend.

    I got over $10 each...nice....check around, or you can freezer camp them yourself...or give them away.
     
  5. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    They make good soup!
     
  6. jbrookebarrow

    jbrookebarrow Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Wow he's really pretty. I second the livestock swap. I'm going to have to do that with my two Golden Sebrights. Can't find anyone to take them, and they're sweet, little bitty guys. I guess eating is always an option, but that always makes me sad.
     
  7. GoChick

    GoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. fordguy

    fordguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Wow he's really pretty. I second the livestock swap. I'm going to have to do that with my two Golden Sebrights. Can't find anyone to take them, and they're sweet, little bitty guys. I guess eating is always an option, but that always makes me sad.

    I only have one golden seabright female, woullove to have more! How can I get yours?
     
  9. Orange Ribbon

    Orange Ribbon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same problem. Too many roosters. Fourteen to be exact. I got them at Tractor Supply and most of them were supposed to be hens. [​IMG] I put them on Craigs List for $5.00 each, but only sold one so far. That's okay though. They are going into the freezer soon, and I know I'll be happy to have some good chicken and dumplings when winter rolls around. Sounds like that is going to be your best bet too. Too bad in one sense though. Your Partridge Cochin Bantams are very good looking. Good luck!
     
  10. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please Dont Eat Them!!!!!!
     
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