Ideas List - What to do with extra roosters

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Tigress, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. Tigress

    Tigress Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm looking to create a list of ideas for what to do with extra/unwanted roosters. Anyone can contribute to this list! If you believe you have a good idea, don't hesitate to post it! Something I found roosters useful for:

    Keeping horses company.

    Both nearby ranches put a rooster in with each horse in a stall. They explained to me that some horses get lonely, especially when they are in a stall, so having a rooster helps lessen the loneliness, apparently. I understand that only certain roosters and certain horses may get along, but it is still worth a try in my opinion [​IMG]

    Anyone else have ideas?
     
  2. Rennie

    Rennie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dinner ?? Thats about all I have really
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I either sell them off for cheap or give them away. This spring I had 11 roos to get rid of, somebody came and took them all. They were silkies, but I'm positive they were going to eat them.

    Right now I have 2 boys, a brahma and faverolle outside 24/7. Just roaming around the yard.
     
  4. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Chicken soup, chicken pot pie, chicken tacos, chicken salad....
     
  5. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    try and find hens to go with them... [​IMG]
     
  6. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Send them to me!!!

    We always have people wanting roosters.

    Jean
     
  7. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:Chicken stew, chicken chili, chicken salad, canned chicken.....
     
  8. littlestars17

    littlestars17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    christmas gifts?? Alarm clocks???welcome to the neighborhood gift lol
     
  9. mener6896

    mener6896 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in desperate need of a roo!! I only have 1 rooster for 63 hens!! Send him my way!!
     
  10. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    chicken pot pie, A natural source of fertilizer for your gardening needs. One way to get rid of pesky neighbors.
     

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