introducing a baby roo to 3 pullets

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SpunkyTheMonkey, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. SpunkyTheMonkey

    SpunkyTheMonkey King of the Intardnets

    May 8, 2009
    Naoussa, Greece
    ok, our coop has 2x2.5m (53 sq ft) of run with 2x2m (43 sq ft) of inside coop.

    we have 3 pullets, about 30 weeks old. we now (think we) have a baby roo, 7 weeks old now.

    1) i know the recommended ratio is 1 roo to 10 girls. is he likely to be too much for 3 of them?

    2) i know we have enough space to add another 1 or maybe even 2 girls to the coop, but is this enough space to add a roo?

    3) how old should the roo be before i consider introducing him to the main coop. is the ideal age different for a roo?

    what do you guys think??
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2009

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