Is it to soon to add rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by krkroust, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. krkroust

    krkroust In the Brooder

    Jan 15, 2009
    I just got 6 18 week golden comets,is it to early to put rooster in with them?

  2. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Crowing

    Oct 24, 2009
    Too early to add an adult rooster. Ideally try to find a a rooster that is younger than your pullets by a few weeks. Or just wait longer and then add a mature rooster.

    My tip is to add an old rooster - over a year or 2 old, rather than a young one. The younger ones seem fore aggressive and tread the girls roughly. I think its because they have lots of teenage hormones and have not learnt to treat the girls with manners! [​IMG]

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