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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Connorrm, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Connorrm

    Connorrm Songster

    Apr 27, 2011
    Capital District, NY
    I just wanted to say TY to BYC! I had a great time on the forums and really enjoyed the community. Sadly, I sold my flock of chickens as the new puppy wanted to eat them and was pretty intent on it.

    I found the "trouble" for the eggs wasn't really worth it. I found a nice farm for the whole flock that was looking for some layers and sold my little flock of 11 for 80 dollars. I think he got the deal of a lifetime. I'll miss their antics and Tony's crowing but it's what's best for the birds.

    Thank you again to BYC! You guys are awesome!

  2. luvinmychickens

    luvinmychickens Songster

    Jun 15, 2011
  3. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

    Aug 3, 2011
    Long Island, NY
    Sorry to hear about that, I would have gotten rid of the dog instead, but I love my birdies.
  4. Connorrm

    Connorrm Songster

    Apr 27, 2011
    Capital District, NY
    Hehe, she's a therapy dog in training and a future agility dog so it's a now go. I'm a Social Worker so she'll be very helpful later. She's good with other dogs/cats/anything except the chickens it seems.
  5. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    That's what we're all here for [​IMG] Helping people raise healthy, happy chickens.

    Sorry to hear about that. I hope some day you can get more.
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2011
  6. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

    Jun 3, 2011
    Middle Tennessee
    You know, I respect you for realizing that you couldn't take care of the chickens the way you wanted to and you sold them to someone who could. I think some people try to do it all - and end up losing chickens. As far as the "trouble" for the eggs . . . I doubt many people actually profit from raising chickens for eggs - not when you can buy a dozen eggs at the grocery for $3 or less. I've spent more on my chickens than I ever would have spent the rest of my lifetime buying eggs. However, the chickens are like therapy for me. They keep me outside and active. So they're invaluable to me. Anyway - just wanted you to know that I think you did the right thing. Good luck!
  7. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer


    I do like home grown eggs better. The yolk is ALOT brighter. [​IMG]

  8. Connorrm

    Connorrm Songster

    Apr 27, 2011
    Capital District, NY
    Thanks guys! I agree, I put the cost cheap to make sure they'd go as a bunch to someone who would appreciate them. I think I found that.

    The guy has a nice big coop for them that was similar size to mine, and an even bigger yard. They will be happy. Plus I can give him 2 dollars a dozen for eggs. Win win! I just knew with the new puppy and all the training and winter coming up it was going to get more and more difficult.

    I was tempted to keep Tony as a pet, but I knew he'd be lonely without his girls, and the person who bought them was so excited to have a friendly and pretty speckled sussex rooster.
  9. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Songster

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wilkesboro NC

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