how many roos?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chartssss34, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. chartssss34

    chartssss34 Out Of The Brooder

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    i am starting a 4 different breeds in seperate runs and seperate indoor spaces...

    i will have 17 light sussex hens...how many roos? is my question

    7 polish hens..how many roos

    7 cochins

    7 brahmas...

    the question goes for all breeds


    thanks in advance for the kind replies
     
  2. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 for the sus 1 each for the rest,I have 23 rock hens and 3 roos
     
  3. tomingreeneco

    tomingreeneco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do you need the roos? Do you need fertile eggs? If not, zero roos would be my answer to your question. [​IMG]
     
  4. chartssss34

    chartssss34 Out Of The Brooder

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    yep i will be breeding ...therefore need the roos
     
  5. tomingreeneco

    tomingreeneco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One roo for each breed and you will have to keep all the breeds separate. (A lot of extra work).
     

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