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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by freshfish, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. freshfish

    freshfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to get a rooster for my 12 hens, and wondering if the roo will be ok on the layer pellet feed. Is one to twelve hens ok or would I need two? I'm not so much concerned with breeding, I might try and hatch a few next year. I am starting to free range my girls and would like a stud to watch over them is the main reason I want to add a roo.
    Thanks for any input,
    John
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Yes to both questions.

    Imp
     
  3. hudsonhousechicks

    hudsonhousechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My roo eats layer feed and he seems just fine. He does like to try out the nest boxes for size once in awhile ; ) I don't know that it's due to the layer crumble.
     
  4. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

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  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    No question is a dumb question. Yes, he will be in heaven with 12 girls and he will do just fine on the feed.
     

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