free ranging roos with other roos

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tc62, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. tc62

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    can you let 4 roos free range with each other and 5 hens ?
     
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    depends on the breeds, if they've established a pecking order, age, time of year, stuff like that.
     
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    don't know what breed they are ! they have been in a cage (seperated) don't know how old??
    we inherited 3 when we bought our farm .. then one more that is in with the hens.

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    you'd have to try it to know.. every individual is different. first one looks like a australorp i once saw (though it could be anything) second (black and silver guy) is a EE. other 2 pictures are rhode island reds.. rhode island reds are known for being bullies so they could cause trouble
     

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