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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:14 pm 
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Still not sure about this one, 15 weeks old and starting to get quite red around the face. What do you think?

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:47 pm 
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I'd have to say that it is a male.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:50 pm 
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Yes, cockerel.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:02 pm 
They's big legs for a pullet. I say boy.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:16 pm 
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ckl comb and the size of the fowl give it away and unless you have mice chewing on them no
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:06 pm 
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B****r - this was the runt, always picked on and very timid. Those legs were little sticks until a couple of weeks ago, I felt sure it was going to be a pullet. I got rid a SS cockerel hatched the same time because it was obvious from a couple of weeks. :(

Still it's going begging if anyone wants it - nice hand reared chook.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:32 am 
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Maybe put an ad in the paper.He is a beautiful bird.It's a shame that you can't keep him!! :(

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 12:21 pm 
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Try Freecycle (yahoo email group) - maybe someone on there might want him?

I gave away 2 LS cockerels through Freecycle (Brisbane) just yesterday.

With cockerels, I think you're going to have a lot of trouble getting rid of them unless you are prepared for people to want to eat them. I'm cool with that as long as people treat them with respect and humanity.

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Lotte wrote:
Try Freecycle (yahoo email group) - maybe someone on there might want him?

I gave away 2 LS cockerels through Freecycle (Brisbane) just yesterday.

With cockerels, I think you're going to have a lot of trouble getting rid of them unless you are prepared for people to want to eat them. I'm cool with that as long as people treat them with respect and humanity.

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Double check the posting rules before you put the ad on Freeycle. My Freecycle group do not allow animals, pets, etc


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:52 pm 
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I am prepared for the fact that someone might want to eat him, just couldn't do it myself. If I can't shift him on BYP I will try and take him to the auction at Shoalhaven in April.

How long til he starts crowing do you think?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:24 am 
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If he was one of mine, he would be crowing already. Mine start at about 13 weeks usually.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:53 am 
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Hopefully he will be gone by tomorrow, he tried to jump my poor little Silkie yesterday so crowing can not be far off.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:31 am 
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rotten_66 wrote:
Double check the posting rules before you put the ad on Freeycle. My Freecycle group do not allow animals, pets, etc


Really? Maybe that's in the rules for the Brisbane group as well, but I've seen several people advertising chooks, dogs etc. on there. Mine went to a BYP lady who plans to eat one and maybe keep the other, but I'm just happy to know that the boys are extremely well looked after, regardless of whether or not they'll live to crow much :-)

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 3:33 pm 
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Well he's gone off to be a stud so that's good. I have even been offered some free eggs or chicks when they arrive so a good result all round. Thanks for your help everyone. :thanks:


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