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New to the forum. I have kept chickens for 25 years, first in Minnesota and now in Massachusetts

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Madeleine Rehoboth, Jan 17, 2018.

  1. Madeleine Rehoboth

    Madeleine Rehoboth In the Brooder

    Jan 17, 2018
    I have too many roosters at the moment since I let a broody hen sit on eggs last summer. The father is our large Buff Orpington and the eggs came from our Aracana hen (blue eggs). Now I have 2 extra handsome roosters and would like to find good homes for them in eastern Mass. I only have 7 hens at the moment so too many roosters are not good for them!
  2. Welshies

    Welshies Crowing

    May 8, 2016
    Alberta, Canada
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    So glad you could join our community!

    You might check out our Buy Sell and Trade section here in BYC in hopes of finding them good homes. Even feed store bulletin boards sometimes are looking for birds.

    Good luck and welcome to our roost! :)
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC. Good luck in 'relocating' the excess roosters.
  6. AllenK RGV

    AllenK RGV Chicken Addict

    Welcome to BYC! Best wishes on relocating the extra roos. I currently have a 3:5 ratio but plan on using tie outs for the boys if I observe excessive fighting or harmful breeding. My wife will not permit me to cull so that is the best compromise I could come up with.
  7. Hamiam

    Hamiam Crowing

    May 8, 2017
    Cottondale, Texas
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC. Also, make sure to add your location to your profile so it will show up below your avatar each time you post. Also, post pictures. Hope your find someone.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 17, 2018
  8. Egg - Static

    Egg - Static Songster

    Aug 17, 2016
    Welcome to BYC! Hope those roos of yours find a wonderful home soon!
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams 5 Years

    G’Day from down under Madeleine :frow Welcome!

    Best wishes with rehoming your boys!

    I do hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
  10. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

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