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

    Jul 15, 2010
    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

    Oct 28, 2009
    Derbyshire, England
    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

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    Chicken soup, chicken pot pie, chicken tacos, chicken salad....
  5. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    try and find hens to go with them... [​IMG]
  6. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    Send them to me!!!

    We always have people wanting roosters.

  7. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 15, 2010
    On the MN prairie.
    Quote:Chicken stew, chicken chili, chicken salad, canned chicken.....
  8. littlestars17

    littlestars17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    christmas gifts?? Alarm clocks???welcome to the neighborhood gift lol
  9. mener6896

    mener6896 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2009
    Noblesville, IN
    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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