Getting Rid of Roosters

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by roostercluck, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. roostercluck

    roostercluck Chirping

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    I have a 5 nine week old silver-laced wyandotte roosters and I am only keeping one. When is the best time to get rid of the rest?
     
  2. hokankai

    hokankai Songster

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    As soon as you get tired of them.
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2012
  3. roostercluck

    roostercluck Chirping

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    Thanks, but will it disrupt the pecking order.
     
  4. hokankai

    hokankai Songster

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    Yes, but it will regardless of when you do it. The younger the better, because they'll do less damage to one another during the shuffle when they're smaller.
     
  5. NYREDS

    NYREDS Crowing

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    If you plan to breed keep 2. If you only keep 1 he'll probably die. Yet another correlate of Murphy's Law.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I sure agree with this one! It's speckledhen's law, too, LOL.
     

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