Lonely Rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by thedirtydozen, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. thedirtydozen

    thedirtydozen New Egg

    Sep 2, 2014
    We had 3 healthy Roosters and decided to reduce to just one. After reducing the rooster population, the lone rooster acted very lame, and would hide in the corner. Within a matter of 4 days, it was dead. Can a rooster die due to being depressed/lonely? Or maybe this is just bad karma, from the other roosters? :/
  2. MSBG

    MSBG Out Of The Brooder

    May 15, 2009
    So sorry for your loss.

    Not knowing more about your flock and or the roo's other behaviors it's hard to say, it could have been many things.
  3. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Never heard of chicken depression... But who knows.

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