Wedding Tradition? Exchanging chickens?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by fullpawtential, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. fullpawtential

    fullpawtential Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm Trying to sell two roosters and someone contacted me interested in purchasing them to exchange them at a traditional wedding. Has anybody heard of this? I can't imagine it would be a good home for them to be exchanged at a wedding. Then what?
     
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  2. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    they prepare them for the meal at the reception?
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard of it in some African and Asian cultures. Not always for eating purposes, sometimes as a gift for the young couple to start their flock.
     
  4. fullpawtential

    fullpawtential Out Of The Brooder

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    Interesting. I tried to tell them if they were starting a flock they shouldn't start it with two roosters !
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say they do want them for eating then. Or they don't know the different.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Weird request - maybe for some sacrifice, who knows - I don't like the idea
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'd say it's more likely to be symbolic (followed by the crockpot)
     

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