What do you do with unexpected roosters?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by daisyhead, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. daisyhead

    daisyhead Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted him available here and our local craigslist has an abundance of roosters. It seems no one wants him. It's sad, he's such a sweet boy. Anyway - what other options do I have? My neighbors are going to kill me if he keeps waking them at the crack of dawn.
     
  2. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    Maybe your local feed store will take him. Ours will sometimes. They also have a bulletin board for posting adds.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I saw someone post in another thread that they donate them to their local 4H.
     
  4. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had my unwanted rooster over for sunday dinner [​IMG]
     
  5. Squirtchy2009

    Squirtchy2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If i cant get away with keeping mine i will sell them on or do a swap with someone, or donate it to someone who wants a roo. [​IMG]
     
  6. ShaggysGirl

    ShaggysGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As hard as it is we send them to SIL to go to freezer camp. The hardest thing is choosing who stays and who goes [​IMG]
     
  7. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Make soup. [​IMG]
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I like my unexpected roos fried or baked
     
  9. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Tamales.
     
  10. JayBird+16

    JayBird+16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to know too. I'm up to 3 Roos. I love them and can't seem to get rid of them, but have to many! [​IMG]
     

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