what does everyone do with the Extra roos from hatchs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kimt816, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. kimt816

    kimt816 Out Of The Brooder

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    i was wondering what everyone does with the little boys if you dont keep them? my babies are getting to the stages when i can tell the hes from shes lol and wanted to know what everyone else does do you sell or give them away ? most of mine a mutts but do have some purebreds? thanks
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    sell, eat or give away.
     
  3. HennyPennies2007

    HennyPennies2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    Chop chop!
     
  4. sunshineinsc

    sunshineinsc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got rid of mine thanks to craigslist.
     
  5. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    My chosen rooster is a silver laced wyandotte, if i get some extra peanuts and one on of them is an amerarucana rooster then I might keep an extra rooster for my 2 amerarucana girls. I heard that some people have a couple of roosters and they get along pretty good.
     
  6. eschwaderer

    eschwaderer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could caponize them and have some large roasters.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I take them to the local poultry auction and sell them.
     
  8. clinkennuts

    clinkennuts Out Of The Brooder

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    You can sell anything on craigslist. Thats what I'm going to do.
     
  9. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ditto. I once had 22 extra White leghorn roos, for $ 10 I sold them all at 4 months to an elderly couple who put them in their freezer. [​IMG]
    You can always give the extras away because someone WILL take them !
     
  10. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    I will try Craigslist when the time comes. Good luck with whatever you decide to do.
     

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