Brown Leghorns

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Acable14, Nov 14, 2014.

  1. Acable14

    Acable14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got 8 Brown Leghorns 1 week old I got 1 rooster 7 hens
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations - they rank among my favorite birds.
     
  3. Acable14

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    Mine to is 7 hens too many for 1 rooster
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    No, 7 hens isn't too much for 1 rooster. But, you might find one rooster to be too much for 7 hens. They may be fine if he's a gentleman. Or, they may end up with bare back if he's a butt, or while he's figuring out the mating thing....
     
  5. Acable14

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    Brown leghorns 8 days old
     
  6. Acable14

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    When do brown leghorns start to lay?
     

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