So sad to break up a flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Sjisty, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

    May 18, 2009
    I am giving away two cockerels today. They are caged and on my front porch, waiting to go to a good home. The other six who have been raised with them are all hanging around the cage. It's breaking my heart! They are all laying all around the cage. They know something is wrong. I feel so guilty!
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Sorry you feel that way. Don't beat yourself up. The toughest part of poultry keeping is culling the flock. Fortunately for the leaving cockerels they are being sent to a new home instead of to the stew pot.

    I hope your day improves.
  3. SmartyChick

    SmartyChick An Official Milkmaid

    Oct 19, 2009
    Sullivan County NY
    [​IMG] so sorry....
    I am selling some of my birds too, I am a little sad, but I know they are going to greener pastures. [​IMG] That's one thing about raising chickens for pets/eggs, you get attached! [​IMG]

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