2 generations?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by teekum51, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. teekum51

    teekum51 Hatching

    Aug 4, 2012
    I have 2 generations of roosters. Hatched the 2nd generation this spring which brings me to 4. Only want to keep two. Can I keep 1 rooster from each generation or will the older rooster wreak havoc ?
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    All depends on personality.No matter what one roo will put the other in place.If the lower roo accepts his position all should be well.
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    Different aged roosters and hens have been kept in the same flock for thousands of years. They have developed behavioral methods for the species to continue.

    They are living animals. No one can predict exactly how they will behave. It very much depends on the individual personality of the roosters involved. I think it also depends a lot on how much space they have. If you have been able to keep two roosters in the past with your conditions and set-up, you should be successful in the future.

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