Crazy Cockerel

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BarredRocks3, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. BarredRocks3

    BarredRocks3 Out Of The Brooder

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    So my crazy, flighty, and all around phyco cockerel has always been afraid of my hens. I've been introducing him to my hens for about 3 mounths now. He would run away from them and not even go within five feet of them. Today, he came out of hiding and mated with ALL six hens! Should he be fine with them now?
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, he will be okay with them. Did all the hens accept him or did some fight. He still may get some bullying at first, but they will eventually accept him.
     

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