Two roosters: 1 Barred-Holland and 1 Rhode Island Red

Discussion in 'Chickens 8 Weeks & Older' started by CoopersCoopNC, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. CoopersCoopNC

    CoopersCoopNC Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 17, 2013
    I know that Roosters are hard to get rid of, but here goes: I have 2 roosters that were mis-sexed at the hatchery and I already have a grown rooster. I thought I wanted another roo, so I took the Barred-Holland from a friend who had too many roos because of the incorrect sexing. The RIR was a surprise in the group of hens she raised for me. Now that I have 3 roos, and the younger ones (~6 months old) are maturing, I know that I have too many for my 14 hens and I only want 1 roo, again (if possible)

    I am willing to give away either or both younger roos to someone who wants them. The RIR is turning into a large, handsome fella (look at his tail feathers!) and the Barred-Holland, while smaller than the RIR, has beautiful barring. Currently, their disposition is submissive around humans. They are in a healthy, free-ranging flock of 17.

    Please let me know if you are interested in either or both. I'm not opposed to keeping 1, but I know that 3 for my 14 girls it too many and adding more hens is not possible at this time.

    Thank you in advance.

    (near Clayton, NC)
  2. seeingeyepuppy

    seeingeyepuppy Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 15, 2014
    FYI I don't know if u got rid of the barred holland but the barred holland breed is near extinction so I would try to find a breeder for it. I would also think u could make money from selling it because they r so hard to come by

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