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More than one Silkie Rooster together?????

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kysilkies, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. kysilkies

    kysilkies Songster

    May 3, 2009
    Elizabethtown, KY
    We have 2 groups of silkies that never interacted, the roos met when one was free ranging and both ended up bloody...We have a 3rd group that have been together since birth that has 2 males in it, can we expect(or hope) that they would get along a little better if kept together(never apart) with ample amounts of ladies for them?!?!?...They're 1-2mth old and so far get along great...Thoughts? Experiences, which we realize will vary greatly?...
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Songster

    Jan 19, 2009
    new zealand
    we always have multiple roos in each run (always more than 2), all depends on the # of hens and size of run.
  3. AmberH

    AmberH Songster

    Apr 21, 2010
    For the longest time, I had more roos than hens. I got rid of everyone but the Cochins and that ended up being three roos and two hens. I never had a problem with the boys fighting or the girls getting beat up. I guess that's out of the ordinary. I think it all depends on the birds themselves.
  4. Birdgirl

    Birdgirl Songster

    Mar 18, 2009
    i have 3 roosters right now that run together
  5. kysilkies

    kysilkies Songster

    May 3, 2009
    Elizabethtown, KY
    Great tp hear!!!!!

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