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16 week old roo is leaving

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by maine egg man, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. maine egg man

    maine egg man Out Of The Brooder

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    I was suppose to send him off last month but have been right out stright , will the girls be ok with him gone they all grew up together so they have been with each other for 16 weeks or so I'M thinking they will be fine it's just they will be laying soon and don't want them all upset missing speckles, I can not have a rooster in the nieghborhood.
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Are you serious ?? :
    They will be just fine, it sounds like you may have been reading to many post from all the Hens in this forum, who think that if a minor problem arises with their flock that you have to call the therapist A.S.A.P and that they will be emoitionally scared for life. If you care well for your birds and keep them safe, thats it, don't get your shorts in a wad worrying about booking your birds on Oprah or Dr Phill. it's a non issue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That was kind of rude...

    Maine Egg, they should be okay. They might miss him, but I don't think it's traumatizing enough to effect their laying. Good luck.
     
  4. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you serious ?? :
    They will be just fine, it sounds like you may have been reading to many post from all the Hens in this forum, who think that if a minor problem arises with their flock that you have to call the therapist A.S.A.P and that they will be emoitionally scared for life. If you care well for your birds and keep them safe, thats it, don't get your shorts in a wad worrying about booking your birds on Oprah or Dr Phill. it's a non issue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

    Sounds like somebody's "shorts were in a wad" when they posted!
    You will probably miss your roo more than your hens. (and I don't blame you) But they may pine for him so an extra treat or some interesting fruit could help!​
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008

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