silkie and polish question about ordering a straight run

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ldutch123, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. ldutch123

    ldutch123 Songster

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    I'm going to put in an order for spring shipment of silkies and polish. My question is should I order a straight run knowing there will be multiple roos or order all girls? I love having roos but I won't kill them. So will they fight if I have too many? I know polish and silkies are pretty docile so any advice would help.
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    If you have too many there are bound to be several with a bad attitude. Save yourself the potential grief and order all pullets - understanding that you may get as much as 10% cockerels in the order.
     
  3. ldutch123

    ldutch123 Songster

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    It doesn't look like they offer all pullets? What do people do besides kill the roos they don't want?
     
  4. happytraylz

    happytraylz Chirping

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    You can rehome them. I have had good sucess rehoming roos, if they're a fairly docile breed, like Willows or festive looking like Polish.. [​IMG]
     

  5. dickhorstman

    dickhorstman Songster Premium Member

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    Sell them at your local swap meet.
     

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