How many bantam hens for 1 bantam rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chickadee-23, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. Chickadee-23

    Chickadee-23 Chirping

    Jul 29, 2013
    South Carolina
    They are a game mix but they are small they are golden duckwing mix with some type of standard Breed i have one pair now & want to had some more hens & how many can i add & how do introduce them to the old flock? Thanks
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2015

  2. nchls school

    nchls school Songster

    Apr 22, 2015

    7-10 hens to a rooster is what I hear is recommended. I think it depends on the rooster. My serama rooster is very gentle. Right now his harem is four hens-all is well and I have no plans to increase the number of hens. But one hen is not enough. Most roosters are just too rough for just one hen.

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