Too many roos!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Goldenpheasantlover, May 17, 2009.

  1. Goldenpheasantlover

    Goldenpheasantlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have been hatching a few chicken eggs, and have ended up with three roos and 1 hen (we bought the hen).
    I have no idea what to do with all the cockerels, they are all bantam breeds but they sometimes fight and we can never let our hen out to free range. They are probably about a year old, but they are fertile as we got 2 chicks from them, so should we try selling them as breeding birds, or just kill them.
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they worth breeding from (as in a good example of the breed)? if not kill them.
     
  3. Goldenpheasantlover

    Goldenpheasantlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well 2 of them we believe are pure bred silver laced wyandottes, and they are very impressive (in my opinion) but the other one is more of a mutt so we will probably kill him, I might post some pictures of the two wyandottes just so you can decide whether they are good for breeding or not
     

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