Incorporating a new Rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by samjoh95, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. samjoh95

    samjoh95 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a flock of 6 hens and 1 rooseter.My rooster recently suffered an injury to his leg, and We decided that we want to put my rooster out of his pain and butcher him, but I don't want to leave my hens with no rooster. Would incorporating a new rooster raise problems?
     
  2. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    It could if you just throw him in there with them. I separate mine from the flock but they can still see each other and i keep them like this for a few days then i let them out to free range together. There will be some pecking but if they can get away it wont be a problem and then they will all get along. Should.
     

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