Ok I"m curious, when is a good time to Intro a rooster. Chick chick is raising her brood of 11. I was curious, when Can I get a rooster to join the family? I plan on keeping a few of the female chicks. and I will Adopt out the rest. I eventually want to get a rooster, I just want to not bring him in to soon and If i GET a rooster, and The hen gose broody again.. will he harm the eggs or new chicks? or do I have to Isolate the mom and the baby's till she Kicks them out of the "roost"