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What Breed Are These

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FrankYBIC, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. FrankYBIC

    FrankYBIC Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are a few pics of my chickens...can anyone tell me what breed they are, and if they are good for meat, eggs, etc.?

    Thank you,
    Frank
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    They look like mixed breeds. Maybe a Brahma or Wyandotte mix.
     
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  3. FrankYBIC

    FrankYBIC Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you Bantam! I appreciate the quick response. Any suggestions on how to get rid of one of the roosters? They are getting very aggressive already, and I fear when their spurs develop I will end up with a mess?

    I don't really desire just giving him away...you know with time and expenses already getting him to this stage.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    You could try giving away/selling on Craiglist. They look like they might be good to eat, so you could try that.
     
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  5. FrankYBIC

    FrankYBIC Out Of The Brooder

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    The thought of eating one has already cross my mind!!!! Maybe this weekend!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree. As for getting rid of the rooster, listing him on Craigslist is a good option. You can also check with your local feed store. They may know of someone who would like to have him. They may even have a bulletin board you can advertise him on. Or you might try checking with your local 4h. One of the students might like to have him. Good luck in getting rid of your rooster.
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    those look like nice meaty roosters. I hate putting my time and money (feed ain't cheap!) into something and then just giving it away. I'd say process one and have him for dinner. They look old enough you'll want to rest the meat a few days, possibly brine it and use a low and slow cooking method. But you could have a great dinner.
     
  8. FrankYBIC

    FrankYBIC Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Donrae...They are only about 6 months old...I think eating one is my best option.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It is so hard to rehome roosters that dinner sounds like the best option.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     

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