Multiple Roosters

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lucy The Chicken, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. Lucy The Chicken

    Lucy The Chicken In the Brooder

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    If multiple rooster are placed in a separate coop than all the hens, but all of the hens are still visible to the roosters, would they still fight?
     
  2. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    Yes. At least mine do.
     
  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    Mine didn't. My hens free ranged right outside their run and there was no problem. It all depends on the roosters and their personalities, I suppose. Another thing could be how much space they have.
     
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  4. It depends on your roosters, honestly. I have several roosters in the same enclosure as the hens and have never had a problem with fighting.
    You will have to test it out for a few days to see how your roosters react, every individual is differently. :)
     
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  5. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Maybe but it's worth a shot. It depends on the individual personalities of your birds and breed will usually play a part.
     
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  6. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    Possibly try it and see what happens.Are you concerned?Or are you actually experiencing issues?
     
  7. RWise

    RWise Songster

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    Mine when raised together do not fight much, though it certainly depends on each bird. Some will fight, I also keep one on the flock, and a couple in backup or for breading in small runs by them selves.
     
  8. Lucy The Chicken

    Lucy The Chicken In the Brooder

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    I was just curious if It would be possible because I don't have enough room in my hen coop for rooster. If I wanted some they'd have to be in their own coop
     
  9. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    That would be fine.Do you want them as pets?
     
  10. Lucy The Chicken

    Lucy The Chicken In the Brooder

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    If I got them that's probably what they'd be for.
     

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