How many roos???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by steffpeck, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    We have 15 chicks that are almost 8 weeks old. We have ended up with 2 roos and 13 pullets. One roo is a Dominique and the other turned out to be Barred Rock (was supposed to be Dominique). We have 3 Golden Sex-Links, 4 Buff Orpingtons, and 6 Dominique pullets. I do want to add more, just haven't decided exactly what though. (I wish I could have 1 of everything [​IMG]) How many hens would I need to keep the guys happy?? I would really like to keep them both. Thanks for helping.
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You have more than enough hens for two roosters.
     

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