Is it bad to keep my rooster seperated from my chickens for a few day?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by frankie5316, May 24, 2008.

  1. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is constantly "mating" with them and it hurts them and he does it a lot. i want to give them a break. will it be bad to seperate them? will my rooster die of lonliness or depression? haha i must know!!!
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Giving your hens a break is a good thing. Let them have several days or a couple weeks to recover and rest from his attentions. It won't hurt him.
     
  3. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! you are always very helpful! [​IMG]
     
  4. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    keeping "romeo" separate from the hens for awhile won't hurt him.... They probably will enjoy the break too!
    Just keep in mind that as he matures he will slow down and not be so "romantic" good luck...lilchick
     

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