Did i just mess everything up??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MedinaChick2001, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. MedinaChick2001

    MedinaChick2001 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 10 hens and I had 2 roosters. However, this morning the dominant rooster attacked my oldest son. So, the rooster is now gone. My hens have been laying 2 to 3 eggs a day and today we only got 1. Did I mess up their egg laying by eliminating the big man???
     
  2. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] No But it might take a week or two to get them back on track. We moved three of our roos out of the hen house and it took about a week for them to get back laying. They can get upset and stop laying over the sillest things
     
  3. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may take them a little while to get back into the swing of things, but a few lost eggs is a small price to pay for your son's safety. I do not tolerate ANY aggressive behavior from my roos. My wife is 5 months pregnant and I have a four year old nephew(he thinks the chickens are his) who comes over all the time. I do not take any chances.
     

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