What to do with unneeded chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by btruegs, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas on what to do with chicks if they hatch but we don't want them? That sounds terrible, but we don't want a large flock. Can we take them to feed stores, sell them, or Craigslist maybe??
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put them on CL. You should be able to get $3-5 a chick straight run.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    CL works for me.

    Why are you setting eggs if you don't want chicks?
     
  4. pipAchick

    pipAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2?(hi btw)
     
  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    3X
     
  6. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get rid of the rooster then you won't have chicks. Or simply pick eggs up every day.
     
  7. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry, I worded that question terribly[​IMG] I was basically trying to ask if we can sell chicks to help pay for chicken supplies or just money, or other options if for what ever reason we don't keep them.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Okay, that makes sense [​IMG]. I was just confused cause chickens are much easier to control their reproduction than a lot of mammals folks keep as pets.

    Yep, selling chicks is usually pretty easy to do.
     
  9. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha yeah sorry about tthat[​IMG]Thank you much:)
     

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