Cochin bantams and lohmann brown..

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Quailsk, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. Quailsk

    Quailsk Out Of The Brooder

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    So ive had two cochin roosters for a month and we just got a lohmann brown hen when they got introduced they were fighting like crazy. What do I do how can I make them live with each other peacefully I doubt theyll mate... but yeah what do I do?
     
  2. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two roosters with one hen is a really bad idea. They will likely over-mate her, strip all the feathers from her back, and she will be too stressed to lay eggs. The recommended ratio is 1 rooster to 10 hens... and while that's a bit flexible, 2 roosters to 1 hen is not good at all. Not only that, but your roosters will likely start fighting with each other over this hen. Your options are to get a lot more hens, re-home at least one rooster, re-home the hen, or have separate quarters for the hens and roosters.
     
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    Quailsk Out Of The Brooder

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    Yea ok however the hen is much larger like 2-3x i dont think they can still mate dont you think. One of the roosters doesnt seem bothered and just wants to stay other one wants a fight however despite being outweighed...
     
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    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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