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wasnt sure where to vent so here it is

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by xera13, May 29, 2011.

  1. xera13

    xera13 Out Of The Brooder

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    First lesson learned in raising animals .....we eventually have to eat them. Fact of life. I'm a hunter that only have gotten one deer in my many years of hunting and ate him with no problem. The Dh decided the extra roo that wasnt getting along with the roo he wanted to keep so he had to be in solitary that happens to be where the new chicks need to go . So today was the day. I knew it was comming but i wasnt raised a farm girl like he was and these have been more like pets. So ya I'm kinda sad. *sigh*
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:Understandable. You gotta do whatcha gotta do. Good luck!
     
  3. uncle rico

    uncle rico Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hope your deer hunting luck takes a turn for the better

    ive hunted deer for 3 yrs with a gun (none there) but got a small yearling buck the first time I went out bowhunting last fall

    i like bowhunting much better anyway [​IMG]
     
  4. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    Once you have them done, it is much better, they look like store chickens, and taste much better. If it still kind of bothers you, go buy a store chicken, and cut it up and mix it up with your butchered chicken, and then you can pretend that you are eating the store part.

    It does get easier. MrsK
     
  5. ralleia

    ralleia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have two roos as well--and though both roosters are well-behaved, I think we'll be downsizing to one by "processing" the Buff Cochin--he is harder on the hens, crows too much, and is a dullard. We're tired of hearing his incessant crowing and I don't want his genes passed on, ever.

    And yet he's a good-looking rooster, and certainly not mean in any way. I am sad over it, too.

    It's one of the less-pleasant aspects when one gets to know one's animals.
     
  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I knew it was comming but i wasnt raised a farm girl like he was

    You mean your DH was raised as a farm girl, Yeah what state was that in ??? LOL just kidding.
     
  7. hispoptart

    hispoptart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL I was thinking the same thing!!!

    But really sorry you have to go through this, I am sure it is not easy.
     
  8. xera13

    xera13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:lol..well he is from wisconsin.....and after hunting for the past 10 years im proving not to be a great provider..Its a good thing the DH knows how to bring home the meat. poor ophra is in the crockpot and i'm still not sure how that is going to go but i am getting real hungry.
     
  9. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:lol..well he is from wisconsin.....and after hunting for the past 10 years im proving not to be a great provider..Its a good thing the DH knows how to bring home the meat. poor ophra is in the crockpot and i'm still not sure how that is going to go but i am getting real hungry.

    I would also like to see Oprah in a crockpot, but somehow I don't think she could fit hehehehehehe.
     
  10. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Had to have been California-just outside San Francisco.
     

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