SELLING ROOSTERS

tobit

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so I'm thinking of hatching some more chicks, I live in the UK so autumn is starting. I'm wondering if the cockerels i hatch will be harder to sell during autumn/winter than in say spring or summer? as i cant really afford to keep more than one borderline illegal cockerel in the city
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also how do you guys go about selling cockerels (mine wouldn't be show quality), I've previously advertised mine online but I'm wondering if there are any better ways?
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I think yes it will be harder to sell during winter but you never know. I have managed to sell two of mine during the summer and have today put two more online so time will tell. If they don't sell I shall be taking them to the local fur and feather auction. Maybe you could check on line to see if you have anything like that in your local area?:frow
 

tobit

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ah okay! we have a local live stock market (local = 40 minute drive) where i could potentially sell them although i have never been to one so that would be a whole new experience!!
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Yes that's the sort we have here a cattle auction mart and they have a fur and feather every 2 weeks. It's a pretty simple process. I would give them a ring see what they say and what there procedure is. At ours you have to go in and register and give id they then gave me a number card. On the morning of sale take birds in they take a few details and your number and that's it they are entered in the sale. Good luck if that's the route you go down.
 

tobit

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ahh it doesnt sound as complicated as i imagined! thanks for the feedback, i was just planning ahead if i decide to hatch another batch this year!
 

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