adding a new rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by staycool, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. staycool

    staycool Hatching

    Jun 21, 2009
    I have one rooster, 4 hens, 2 of which are sitting.... I am wanting to add 3 more hens and a rooster. Can I do this? Will 2 roosters be too many for 7 hens? What will the roosters do ... will they kill each other, the hens... or what???

  2. 007Dawn

    007Dawn Out Of Coop

    Apr 29, 2009
    I don't know about then hens, as long as they are all the same size I would image that would be ok.

    As for the rooster when we got ours I let him roam around the outside of the coupe first and honestly it was love at first sight for everyone. He couldn't wait to get in and they couldn't wait for him to go in and it has been good since.
  3. Farm Frenzy

    Farm Frenzy Songster

    Dec 16, 2008
    Oak Hill, Florida
    The 2 roosters will fight.
  4. mxpres

    mxpres Songster

    Jan 21, 2009
    I raised 15 black broilers,eleven were roosters,when they started maturing it was a constant war between all the roosters untill I made one king of the hill,,eeeeerrrrr,,roost?run?black broilers are very tasty [​IMG]

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