Newbie looking for advice

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Allmycritters9896, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Allmycritters9896

    Allmycritters9896 New Egg

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    Hello fellow chicken lovers! I have a little bit of a situation and I was hoping for some help! First I'll tell you how I got started in the world of chickens [​IMG] Back in November, my husband got it in his head that he wanted to hatch and raise Silkies. He built a home made incubator, read up on everything one would need to know about them, then went on Ebay and purchased a bunch of eggs. About a month later, we had our first little babies [​IMG] Out of that bunch we got 3 (1 white, 1 black and 1 blue). He then decided he wanted more colors.....[​IMG] .....so, once again, he went on Ebay and bought more eggs. Long story short, we have 9 chickens! Did I mention that we live in a gated community and we are keeping the chickens in the upstairs spair bedroom? It wouldn't be so bad, but out of the 9 chickens we have 5 ROOSTERS!!! I work 3rd shift and I sleep during the day, or should I say TRY to sleep! We have tried to sell them, but I guess no one wants rooster either! What do I do?? [​IMG]
     
  2. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give them away that's all you can do if no one will buy them . [​IMG]
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  4. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:First Welcome from OHIO. You can post them on BYC and for free as well in your own community on Craigslist.Org and usually someone will take them. It is a little difficult to place a roo, but that usually works. Good Luck! [​IMG]
     
  5. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what i would do is just say they are straight run that may go a little easier. and welcome to BYC you will find all the chicken help you need even though i dont even have chickens i have ducks but my mom has silkies and RIR's (rode island reds).
     
  7. Unclebean

    Unclebean Rest in Peace 1977-2013

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    [​IMG] from Pennsylvania!
     
  8. The Burg Peeps

    The Burg Peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] fom Ontario, Canada! Hope you have a great time here.... now get crackin! [​IMG]
     
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Good luck with the roos [​IMG]
     

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