mating?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by nipper75, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there anyway to keep a rooster and a hen from mating?
     
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    a fence...that doesn't always work...
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Keep them completly seperated! That's the only way!!
     
  4. Liamm_1

    Liamm_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    haha, my son always gets mad when he sees the roosters mating the hens. I keep telling him, it's nature [​IMG]
    But yes, a physical separation is the only solution. [​IMG]
     
  5. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok. I'm still debating if I even want to get a rooster. I was just going to get one for protection...... So, rooster or no rooster?
     
  6. Laigaie

    Laigaie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your rooster can't protect the girls from the worst predators, and if you're not looking to breed, just keep, you probably don't want one.
     
  7. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the advice!
     

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