How many is too many hens for 1 cock?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PaintedMeadows, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. PaintedMeadows

    PaintedMeadows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours are still little but am wondering about the future. We would like to keep more than one rooster if possible but don't want troubles. I think we will have about 15 hens but not positive. [​IMG]
     
  2. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a million LOL
     
  3. PaintedMeadows

    PaintedMeadows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So there is no limit for a rooster then? They don't get worn out?
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    One rooster is plenty for 15 hens, if your numbers are correct i would not have another rooster. the normal figure is 1 rooster per 10-13 hens.
     

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