All Rooster flock - Is this odd?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by grnidone, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. grnidone

    grnidone Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2016
    Russell, Kansas
    As much fun as I had with my roos, I've been thinking of having an all rooster flock just as pets and a separate flock of hens for eggs.

    The roosters were so friendly and made me laugh. I miss them terribly.

    Is this a crazy idea?
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    I keep some roosters that have no hens, some are free range, some are confined, they get along well enough because they were raised together, so as long as your boys don't fight it should work out, but that's a big if especially in spring. You certainly can try and see how it goes. I like roosters too.
  3. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2013
    Lower Alabama
    When I get too many unwanted roosters in my hen yard I throw them across the fence and they live in the yard around my house till I eat them or haul them off. I currently have 11 roosters walking around my yard making a big nuisance of themselves. Most of them are scrawny layer breed types not worth killing so eventually I'll haul them to a remote horse pasture where they'll live a true natural organic, free range chicken life.
  4. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2016
    Northern California
    I'm planning on doing this as well. We have become very close with our roosters and would like to start a second flock of just roosters. I'd love to follow your progress if you don't mind updating? :) we have 8 to start with.
  5. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Flock Master Premium Member

    Mar 15, 2010
    On the MN prairie.
    .... until something kills them and eats them.

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