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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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    Lanae
     
  4. Why and Dotte

    Why and Dotte Songster

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    I would take them in a heartbeat if I was closer [​IMG]

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

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    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.



    Roo
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    Last edited: Jun 24, 2010

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