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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by aemcdou, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. aemcdou

    aemcdou New Egg

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    Well after a year and a half of anonymously referring to this site for all my chicken-related questions, I finally took the plunge and made an account.

    I got my first flock in March 2015 and as is inevitable with backyard chickens, I have since acquired many more! My current count is 17 chickens of varying breeds, and I couldn't love them more.

    The reason I FINALLY made an account is because my beloved bantam rooster fathered two more cute (and loud) bantam roosters, and now I have three roo's and one annoyed neighbor. Unfortunately, it is time to rehome.

    I have had significant trouble finding suitable homes for my three little guys. Not many people in my region want roosters and I have constant anxiety that they will be culled or used for fights by their new owners. For that reason I have come to the great community of chicken lovers, looking for guidance and advice on how to safely rehome these awesome boys to loving families.

    If anybody has any pointers or tips about the forums or about my situation, please feel free to share!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Good luck, never fun to try and find a home for a rooster. :/ Unless it's a breed someone is looking for at the time you have one up for placement. Good luck to you with the threads suggested.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you decided to join us, but sorry about the rooster situation.

    There are too many unwanted roosters to rehome and wish you luck in finding them a place to live.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    There is a glut of roosters looking for homes. I wish I could offer some suggestions but, their fate is not looking well.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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