Adding an older rooster to the flock. Is this OK?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by doIreallylikeeggsthismuch, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. doIreallylikeeggsthismuch

    doIreallylikeeggsthismuch In the Brooder

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    I am wanting a rooster. My chickens are 8weeks old. I have been given a rooster that is 13 weeks old. May I just add him into the flock?
     

  2. emys

    emys Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Quarantine him first!

    Then I'd house him in a dog crate for a bit inside the girls pen before just letting him in.
     
  3. kano

    kano Songster

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    Quote:Is there any roo among your chickens? If it's not, no problema.[​IMG]
     

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