2 roosters in the same pen?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by muscovy94, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone I hatched some ringneck eggs a few months ago and ended up with 2 males and 7 females. Can the 2 males be in the same pen? They were hatched and raised together and have never shown aggression towards each other before. Do you think they will be alright? They have alot of hens.
     
  2. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    I would not keep them together.
     
  3. jrsqlc

    jrsqlc Obsessed with Peafowl

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    They should be fine for now, but I would seperate them before breeding season or you could end up with problems!!!
     
  4. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When does breeding season start?
     
  5. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Spring
     
  6. Steve_of_sandspoultry

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    Breeding season is in the spring. I do keep 2 cocks in the same pen and keep peepers on both cocks. One is 100% the Alpha male and I keep the other as a backup.

    Steve
     
  7. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:They need to be seperated by the end of Jan,not spring.This is when they start to court their mates and breeding starts soon after.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  8. jrsqlc

    jrsqlc Obsessed with Peafowl

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    I already have some red goldens courting now..... [​IMG]
     

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