Chicken Behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by beatriceanrufus, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. beatriceanrufus

    beatriceanrufus In the Brooder

    Jul 20, 2013
    Hey! I have just recently found out that my baby, Rufus is a rooster and I am unable to keep, but I am keeping his sister Beatrice, Do you think Beatrice, a 5 month old Easter Egger, and Rufus will be okay separated, Rufus and Beatrice have been together since they were 3 days old. I am trading Rufus, a 5 month old Barred Rock rooster, for a 7 month old Rhode Island Red Bantam. Rufus is going to go live with my uncle and he has 2 other roosters and lots of hens, Will they be okay separated? as well as that, I was going to ask for cute names for the new RIR? Thank you!

  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    They'll put up a fuss at first, but most animals fuss when their buddy leaves. A few days and they'll both be fine. No one likes change, but they'll get used to it.
  3. TheReadyBoys

    TheReadyBoys Chirping

    Jul 2, 2012
    P.E.I, Canada
    They'll be fine. The bantam and Beatrice will get used to each other. When my duck hatches ducklings, I always end up giving them to different people, and they get along fine.

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