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

    Sep 10, 2010
    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

    Jul 25, 2009
    Ribera New Mexico
    [​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

    Sep 11, 2010
    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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