Rent a Rooster

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dasher, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. dasher

    dasher In the Brooder

    Grass Valley, Ca., is the area, anyone with a special good looking rooster?? I have 4 lovely Buff Orpingtons who are looking for a date.. Rooster owner gets pick of the litter.
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2009
  2. Ohhh honey, I think you mean Rooster.
    I was going to say, rent a roaster? How would you give it back after you had it for dinner?!
  3. Thanks for the giggle! What state are you in?

    Oh and [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2009
  4. chickenred

    chickenred Songster

    Nov 22, 2008
    Planet earth
    oh, haha. I was wondering, Roaster? you mean rooster! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    oh, rooster.... I was very confused [​IMG]
  6. dasher

    dasher In the Brooder

    Wow you guys I should have checked my spelling. But my husband says if it doesn't do the job, it could end up as a Roaster.
  7. kees

    kees Songster

    Feb 5, 2008
    Is this like the human equivalent of a sperm donor?


  8. dasher

    dasher In the Brooder

    To Kees, that was very funny.
  9. Roosteroops

    Roosteroops In the Brooder

    Feb 20, 2008
    Cary, NC
    Hey! Renting a rooster is actually a great idea - I've never thought of it. Especially in suburban areas where you can have hens but not a roo - you could Rent-a-Roo for a while (until the neighbors complained I guess) then incubate those eggs. Hmmm... I wonder how long it takes after you see the roo do his "JOB" - for the eggs to be laid and be fertile?

    I'm in NC - I could rent out my RIR. .... there is always the concern of diseases though. That would be my biggest concern actually. Not so much with very small suburban flocks of 2 or 3 hens. But some would say that roosters are practically free - so just go get one, bring it home - let it mate - then have soup! Call it, "He got Lucky then Unlucky Soup".
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2009
  10. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    My understanding is that a hen can hoard the sperm and lay fertile eggs for a month or so- is this correct, knowledgeable folks?

    This could be the way to happiness for city chicken addicts!

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