Dominant Rooster question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by UBkevy, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. UBkevy

    UBkevy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a bunch of 10 or so week old Easter Eggers. I see what looks to be 6 roosters, out of all of them 1 seems to be bigger and is the only one crowing. Now if I cull him will another take his place? Or is he just an early bloomer? I am new to this rooster thing haha
     
  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you take away the head roo then they will shuffle among the ranks until a new leader is established.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Someone's gotta be the boss! But another roo won't necessarily start crowing this young.
     

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