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Advice please???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ButtersMama, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. ButtersMama

    ButtersMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2011
    I purchased 5 pullets and one ended up being a rooster. I'm considering keeping him. My chickens free range sometimes but not so much...maybe a couple hours 2-3 times per week.

    My coop is 4 w x 4 lg x 4' high
    attached run is 4 x 10' lg.

    Ratio 1 rooster to 4 hens??? In this somewhat small environment??

    I'm finding alot of feathers - I'm thinking this won't work and is too small and not enough hens for him??

    Should I re-home him?
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2013
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2013
    Neither your coop or run is big enough for 5 chickens. I'd rehome the rooster unless you were wanting fertile eggs.
  3. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2008
    I agree way too small.

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