Bullied Cockerel

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Kaitie09, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2009
    South Central, PA
    I have a young roo who is being bullied. He is at the age that his mother just kicked him out and he is on his own. The established rooster in the group is very mean and will chase him around. I am considering putting the little guy in the big chicken coop, where he roo in that one is 7 or 8 years old. I'm thinking he may have a better chance in there. I have no other bird his age, but one young pullet that is a little over a month old is in the big coop too. Thoughts?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    All you can do is try it.
    Usually if there are enough hens to go around it helps a lot. 10 to 15 per roo usually works. A lot depends on the individual birds.

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