2 roosters!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Betty1, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. Betty1

    Betty1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I ended up with 2 roosters when I raised my chicks. I love them both! Do I need to sell one, or is there a way I could keep them?
     
  2. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    It depends on the size of your flock. In a small flock they will likely fight and too much for your hens in a larger flock they could live happily together.
     
  3. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    You have a better chance of success if they grow up together. One will usually become dominant and so long as there are plenty of hens to go round, they might make nice.
     
  4. Betty1

    Betty1 Out Of The Brooder

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    They're ok now, one of them's 19 weeks and one is 14 weeks, but I'm worried about when they're older
     
  5. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    There's no point in worrying about it now, just enjoy them now and cross that bridge when you come to it. To be honest I don't think that there is anything you can do to manipulate the outcome. I have this big light sussex roo that occasionally comes into the garden, it is a sight to see him high tailing out with my white silkie roo in hot pursuit, with a beak full of sussex feathers. My point is , you just never know who's going to be the " tuff guy "!
     

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