My two roosters just started fighting

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by CombineTx, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. CombineTx

    CombineTx New Egg

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    My two roosters just started goin at it last night and today. I separated them the more aggressive stayed with the hens. Why have they just now started sparring? I got them at the same time from the same place. Will it blow over or get worse?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Generally there comes time when they try to assert dominance. It's all about making sure that their genes get to carry on. Given enough space to get away from one another, frequently they can develop a sort of truce.
     
  3. CombineTx

    CombineTx New Egg

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    Well it happened at night I have them free range in a 40x40 area the dominant one chases the other around. Do you think they'll get more bloody?
     
  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    It could, or it may not. Every situation is different.
     

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