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How old do my EE's have to be before I can mix-up with Roosters???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pooponshoe, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. pooponshoe

    pooponshoe Out Of The Brooder

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    They are approx 6 weeks old. My 2 Aussie Orps roos are about 18 weeks old. They free range in 3 tractors but the roosters were pretty rough with the gals (the rocks) so they are "on their own" with 2 pullets of their breed, they are pretty fast (the Aussie gals) and they give them a run for their money.
    Got too much going on at once it looks like.
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Wait untill the babies are about the same size as the adults before you mix em up together.
     

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