Multiple Roos?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by greening, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. greening

    greening Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My flock (currently 1 roo 10 hens who stay in one flock, and 4 7wk olds that stay together and dont really hang out with the older chickens. i also have 4 2wk old chicks and 82 eggs in the incubators..) and i am worried that if i have multiple roos we will have problems. they roam about 5 acres of land ( i live on a farm ) and one of my chickens who isnt very well liked sleeps in a different barn than the other 17. (his friend chicken got eaten by the dogs [​IMG] ) they are NEVER locked up and are really good at laying in the nesting boxes we have in the two barns. if they have that much land and 7 barns, do you think we will have problems with roosters fighting and/or killing eachother?
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    For the most part as long as they have enough space (and hens) you are fine. But it all dependeds on the roosters, some roosters just don't get along with others. But in most cases they are fine.
     

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