can I leave rooster with setting broody hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by buckhuntr2427, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. buckhuntr2427

    buckhuntr2427 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Silkie hen that's laying on her 7 Silkie eggs as of yesterday she has a Silkie roo upsest with her cause he is the father should I leave them be or separate him from her and eggs? Plz help
     
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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    I have a mille fluer d'uccle pair like that, and she just tells the rooster to get lost for a few weeks. If there are other hens, it is probably fine to leave him. She will let him near the chicks eventually as long as he behaves. Good luck with your chicks.
     
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    buckhuntr2427 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome thanks I'll just leave them be then thanks a bunch
     

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