How to Keep Multiple Roosters Together?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by TK Poultry, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    How do I keep two roosters in the same breeding pen that didn't grow up together?
     
  2. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Why do you want them in the same breeding pen? I thought breeding pens were so you could tell which rooster was the daddy of particular eggs...
     
  3. silkydragon

    silkydragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just give them enough space to get away from each other they will fight alot at 1st to establish dominance but they shouldnt kill eachother
     
  4. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    If you have typical breeding pens (small) you don't.
     
  5. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you need space and more than 2 roosters....
     
  6. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    Well I was going to buy a trio of Blue and Black Bantam Ameraucanas and I wanted to use a blue rooster along with my brood rooster Sampson, but I'm only getting a black pullet now so I don't have to worry about it now [​IMG]
     
  7. silkydragon

    silkydragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just remembered other day when i was at amish they had 2 banty roosters kept in a closed small coop with 20laying hens and neither 1 was in any bad shape
     

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