Not sure where to post this. Rooster ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by catsew, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. catsew

    catsew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wasn't sure where to post this, but I have possibly 2 roosters. There's still hope for the one since I've seen its mom and she looks just like a rooster, but with my luck they both probably are. Anyway, I have 1 more baby that is only a month old right now. I just have the feeling that is a girl. Its a different breed so it could just be that, but definitely is different than the other 2 as far as looks and the way its growing.
    Now I can't keep 2 roosters and only 1 girl if the 3rd is a girl right?
    Could I eat one of the roosters if I can't find a home for it? And how old would it have to be do something like that.
     
  2. heksa

    heksa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure you can eat it. I had mine extra roosters butchered at 4 months. There was no much to eat on them, but good enough to cook soups on.
     
  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like to keep one rooster. Keep more than one and the flock can easily become miserable. I like to butcher the extras at 5-6 months old. I've found it to be the best compromise between amount of meat and tenderness.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cruise over the the meat bird thread, lots of info and support there if you chose to butcher.
     

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