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

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    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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