What to do with my roo's?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by oreochip, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. oreochip

    oreochip Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to the chicken raising society and looking forward to the adventure. My baby chicks will be delivered in about a week. We live in a residential neighborhood and roosters are not tolerated by neighbors or allowed by ordinance.

    So if we end up with a couple of unexpected roosters...what do we do with them?

    Any ideas or solutions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Sell them.......
     
  3. OccamsTazer

    OccamsTazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken pot pie, coq au vin, barbecue...

    If that's not up your alley, there is always craigslist.
     
  4. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    Quote:... on Craigslist.
     
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  5. OverEggstended

    OverEggstended Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    If you put them up on craigslist they go very well...at least for me they do. Never had a rooster that didn't sell. I sell them for 2.00 because I know I can't keep them and seems like any price over that they don't go.
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If they are nice birds they can go for $15 here.
     
  8. oreochip

    oreochip Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone. Craig's List sounds like the way to go. Your replies have calmed a lot of my worries.
     
  9. Matoe

    Matoe Out Of The Brooder

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    eat them at 6 to 8 weeks they will never know any older and they are no good. Rosters are like men not realy needed .
     
  10. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:Ouch! Unecessary roughness(and I'm a woman!)!

    If you can't sell the roosters, you can generally give them away.
     

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