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Rehoming Araucana Cockerels

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Arcane Araucana, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Arcane Araucana

    Arcane Araucana In the Brooder

    Jun 14, 2010
    Fort Mohave
    Hi all, I'm new here so I hope I have this posted in the right forum. I have 7 rumpless aruacana chicks that are now 9 weeks old. 4 of the 7 may be males and I will need to rehome them. I really would prefer that they go to live somewhere to start a new flock instead of ending up in a pot. Any suggestions, ideas on how I go about finding good homes for them? We live in the tri-state area (Arizona, California, Nevada). I'd prefer not to ship them, and I have no idea if I should "sell" them or just give them away. My birds are very friendly and quite spoiled and it breaks my heart that I can't keep them all, and can't afford to move so that I could. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

  2. elmo

    elmo Songster

    May 23, 2009
    I think you might want to put this in the "Buy/Sell/Auction" section, or perhaps also in the Breeds section.

    I'm in the same boat with 6 or maybe 7 little roo chicks I need to find new homes for just as soon as possible. One starting crowing this week (the rusty door hinge sound).
  3. cashdl

    cashdl Songster

    Nov 25, 2008
    Try craigslist. Here in California true araucana roo's on craigslist go for anywhere from $10.00 to $ 40.00 depending on how good they look and if they have tufts.

  4. Why and Dotte

    Why and Dotte Songster

    Mar 8, 2010
    Little Rock,Arkansas
    I would take them in a heartbeat if I was closer [​IMG]

    Also welcome to BYC [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010
  5. Donald2010

    Donald2010 Hatching

    Jun 23, 2010
    Cragslist maybe good. Price them high so that they will not wind up in a pot somewhere. We have also sold on online auction. http://www.alohaisp.com/poultry

    Here is a photo of our Araucana Cock.

    Last edited: Jun 24, 2010

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