What to do with unwanted roosters?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by JSW99, May 31, 2012.

  1. JSW99

    JSW99 In the Brooder

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    Out of nine chicks I got I think two are roosters. What can I do with them? Eating isn't an option.
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    if you can keep one keep it other than that either sale it or eat it
     
  3. sheena85

    sheena85 Chirping

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    well depending how old they are i would wait to make sure it's a roo...i was fooled a few years ago...thought 3 were roos and gave them to my mo and they turned out to be hens....
     
  4. JSW99

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    hdowden: I have to get rid of them, otherwise I would have fertilized eggs
    sheena85: Yes, I will wait, but if they are roosters I want to know what to do with them
     
  5. sheena85

    sheena85 Chirping

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    is there a flea market or something around where you live ? you can sell them for about 5 or 6 bucks depending on breed
     
  6. JSW99

    JSW99 In the Brooder

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    Yes, there is but who would want a three month old Buff Orpingtons?
     
  7. sheena85

    sheena85 Chirping

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    well if you were in the same state as me i would take them :) can't hardly find roos around here because people kill and eat them :(
     
  8. JSW99

    JSW99 In the Brooder

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    I'm in WI
     
  9. sheena85

    sheena85 Chirping

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    I am in KY :( i am sorry i can't be of much help to you :( i hope you find someone to take them....
     
  10. jdesq1

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    Where in WI? I'm in Sheboygan County and might be interested.
     

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