3 rir roos

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jtr, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 3 rir roos that are 9 weeks old they are starting to fight so i need to get rid of 2 should i keep the most mature or the biggest or smallest
     
  2. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you are going to re-breed them then I would keep the most developed of the three. At 9 weeks they are not necessarily fighting as much as they are sparring and bumping chests. This is a learning activity that the young roos will display as they get older. It is also the first signs of establishing pecking order.
     
  3. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh thanx i just need to find homes for them now or all three if they get mean i dont want a mean roo for my first because when i was little i got spured bad from my granpas rooster he was like 3 breeds cross one of them being rir
     
  4. R.M. Hens

    R.M. Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Can you post pics of your little roos? I have 10 RIR (hopefully all hens) that I am starting to see differences in. They are 8 weeks old.

    Thanks
     

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