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Keeping a rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Phionex Boy, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chirping

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    I should keep a rooster in the hens coop during the day right? I cant keep it in during the night because of space.... Is that a big problem?
     
  2. lightchick

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    All the chickens should be in the coop at night. Chickens are very susceptible to predators at night. I wouldn't get a roo if you don't have enough room.
     
  3. Phionex Boy

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    But i have another coop for the roo during the night
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Crowing

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    OK. Do you have an outside run for your chickens? Or do you free range. I think that you could keep the roo with the hens in the day.
     
  5. Phionex Boy

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    yes im puttng him in with the hens during the day.. thats okay right?
     
  6. lightchick

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    Yup. That's OK.
     

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