REhomed Buff Orp Roo...SIGH


11 Years
Jan 28, 2009
Cecil Co. MD - 5Yrs. Chickens 4Yrs. Ducks
I am missing my buddy this morning. I hope he makes out ok. At least he'll have lots of girl friends. Now that he's gone, I wonder if I did the right thing. He and his brooder bud dom roo were good buddies and had a separate yard away from the younger girls and their BCM roo.

I have not gotten accustomed to the mating habits of young roosters and feel sorry for the little hens, and wanted them to have a little more time to grow up before I let the roo I kept have at them.

just blabbing


Intentional Solitude
Premium Feather Member
14 Years
Feb 3, 2007
Blue Ridge Mtns. of North Georgia
I've had that rock in the pit of my stomach when rehoming young roosters so I know where you're coming from. I keep telling myself that I cannot keep them all, but it only helps marginally. The only thing that helped when I rehomed my sweet rooster, Mace, was that lockedhearts has him and six of my BR hens, too, including his two half sisters. I love my roosters alot.

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