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I wondered about roosters... do they go into the pot?

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Feb 29, 2008, at 10:28 AM, Daryl wrote:

> I guess I'm a greatgrandchicken several times over, but I had a head  
> start - I've been raising them for more than 20 years. I kept the  
> shell of one of the first eggs around for a long time. I don't know  
> what happened to it. I can still remember the thrill of that first  
> egg. I found it when it was still warm. And the first grand egg was  
> a thrill, and the first great grand egg...
> Alas, I don't have any more descendents from the original batch.  
> They've all gone on to the big coop in the sky. I have some 2 year  
> olds and 11 month olds now, and I'll get some new chicks when they  
> come into the local feed store. It saves on having to decide what to  
> do with the surplus roosters. I'm too old for that now, and there  
> aren't many people locally that still keep birds. One rooster would  
> be ok, since our old boy died a month or so ago, but two is just too  
> much fighting.
> d
>> I think this makes me a Great Grand Chicken or something. Maybe I  
>> should
>> "bronze" one of those little eggs and put it on a platform.  
>> (laughing)
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