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We did it... Jake Went to Freezer Camp! First One for Us

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by speckledhen, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    This bad boy earned a spot in the Freezer Camp Hall of Fame. Started out a great boy, got the raging hormone disease and turned too feisty for my breeding program. He had a comb flaw that wasn't up to par anyway, but his bad attitude made this easier to do. Wasn't too bad, actually, the culling part. From 51 birds to 50. From 5 roosters to 4.
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2008
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] I wont have a mean roo here either...they all meet freezer camp. ENJOY!!
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Congrats Cynthia. I'm glad it wasn't traumatic. Maybe he was being a jerk on purpose to help you along...
     
  4. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    [​IMG] freezer camp [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Quote:Could be. I'm glad I wasn't completely enamoured with him or it would have been so hard. Well, if it was just the comb flaw and he was an angel, he'd have been rehomed. There was just the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back yesterday, so off to freezer camp he went.
     
  6. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Go Cynthia! Good Job.
     
  7. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it. That is the first time I heard the phrase "Freezer Camp". Glad to hear it was not too painful for you.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I cant take credit for that appropriate phrase. I've heard it on the old BYC for years. I like it, though! Perhaps just before you cull, you should say to the birds, "Have fun at freezer camp!" LOL. [​IMG]
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It is never easy to do but its not so bad either. Good job!
     
  10. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    OK Cyn. I am at work and thought of you going "Have fun at Freezer Camp" made me laugh out loud. Now how am I suppose to explain that....[​IMG]
     
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