removing my roo from the flock. any advice?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by surfchicken72, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. surfchicken72

    surfchicken72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well the time has come. he was an "accident" from the local place we got the chicks, and we knew once the crowing started he'd have to go... darn shame... he's a majestic creature..
    anything that should be done before we remove him?
    (Currently seeking a new home for him)

    Will the hens miss him? Anything I should be worried about with the ladies once he's gone?

    I sure will miss him "rounding up the girls" when they wander, and his ever watchful eye on the skies for birds of prey.
    (can you tell I don't want to lose him? [​IMG] )

    here is is in all his glory...
    and the wife not wanting to let him go
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2010
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I'm so sorry that you have to re-home him. [​IMG] I love my roosters dearly.
    There may be a bit of fussing on the part of your hens once he's gone, as they jockey for the top spot or there may not be. One of your hens will undoubtably take over the role as protector.
  3. 3rocksandme

    3rocksandme Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2010
    Brookline, NH
    He's lovely and must be friendly. Is he a BR? Are you having trouble finding him a home?
  4. surfchicken72

    surfchicken72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    he is indeed a BR. 15 weeks or so.... he is friendly, for the most part. [​IMG]
    We are just starting the process of finding him a home today.
    Going to post a pic of him at the grain store we got him from.

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