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What to do with all the roo's ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PTFarmer, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. PTFarmer

    PTFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    It's been three weeks since I hatched out 37 chicks. I now find myself with about 19 roosters. What in the world do you all do with all of the extra roo's ?

    Thanks,
    Brian
     
  2. slyfoxpeeps

    slyfoxpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm having the same problem right now. So I'm taking a bunch to the local auction this Sat. I guess I will be doing that for the next few months. I have people wanting pullets only.... [​IMG]
    sly
     
  3. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We eat any extras that we can't find homes for. Even if they are not usually a dual purpose breed they make awesome chicken stock!! Good luck figuring out what you are going to do.
     
  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    They make good soup!
     
  5. jackiedon

    jackiedon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    Someone posted 5 banty roosters on Freecycle last week. They worded it that the roos were black and fly in tree well and they will eat all ticks out of your yard.

    I emailed the person to tell her that I felt her pain and that I do have a neighbor who wants some to run around in the yard.

    She emailed me back and said she was bombarded with emails. She said she wish she had more roos.

    So you can try freecycle.

    jackie
     

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