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what do you do with your cockerels???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by maggiegigs, May 31, 2011.

  1. maggiegigs

    maggiegigs Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a RIR roo and can not keep it. Any suggestions on how to find it a new home or simply just cull it.[​IMG]
     
  2. hencrazy

    hencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken......It's what's for dinner.
     
  3. N2Shown

    N2Shown Out Of The Brooder

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    Chicken Soup for the soul!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Oghdoff

    Oghdoff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let um get just about right and eat um!
     
  5. zengrrl

    zengrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't bring myself to cull my cockerel and so I have to try to rehome him to someone brave enough to do it for themselves. My only request is that he does not suffer....guess its cragslist time.
     
  6. srpaint

    srpaint Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband and kids will not eat anything I raise so away they go. I posted mine on craigslist and they were gone the next day. I meet at a local gas station though cause I didn't want them on my property in case of disease. That and there are some crazies on cl/
     
  7. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Stew pot of course........................... but I am guessing yours has a name and some sort silly of history am I right ??, I would roast him anyway, but that's just me.
     
  8. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You too huh.
     
  9. Charming Chick

    Charming Chick New Egg

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    We have had great luck at finding new homes for several extra roosters. At our local feedstore, we post a color photograph of the rooster and write FREE ROOSTER (and include our phone number). Doesn't take long and the phone calls start. Our handsome Silver Lace Wyandotte rooster ended up going to an optician who works at our nearby Costco... So when we shop at Costco, we also get an update on "Sarge."
     
  10. wrldlygrrl

    wrldlygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Freezer camp....
     

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