Need Info on Crevecoeurs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Southerngirl, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Songster

    Mar 25, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    This is the first time I have raised Crevecoeurs. They are due to arrive on Monday [​IMG] Do I need to keep the crested breeds seperated from the other roosters when they are older ? Are they really poor setters ? I appreciate any info on these beautiful birds.
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2008
  2. Professional

    Professional Songster

    Mar 22, 2008
    In general, you do want to keep the crested breeds seperate from other breeds, male or female. The crest limits visibility, and so the chance to avoid many "test" pecks which are designed for another bird to assert dominance and establish it's place in the order. Having said that, Crevecoeurs have a somewhat smaller crest than other breeds, hatchery stock even more so, so you might be OK to try it and see what happens. Just watch closely and be prepared to seperate if needed.

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