Need Roosters To Make Hens Lay More Eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by slaughter170, May 13, 2010.

  1. slaughter170

    slaughter170 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am getting ready to order some pullets for the first time and was told that when they mature they won't lay many eggs without a rooster. I have never saw this while researching and was wondering if this was true. I live in town and I don't think my neighbors would like a cockle-doodle-doo every morning. Please help me!
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    False.

    Just like ladies don't need a husband to get their monthly visits from Aunt Flow.

    Indeed, it may be easier for everyone involved if there were no menfolk to irk them during their girl time.....
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    BTW [​IMG]
     
  4. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] hahahahahahaaaaaaahahahahahaha.......
     
  5. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens don't need a rooster and since you live in town unless you are going to be breeding your hens skip the rooster I know I live in town had chickens for a year no problems get a bantam rooster and one of my neighbors call the dog pound to bad I can have a rooster and up to 15 chickens lol on them. good luck and [​IMG]
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    False.
     
  7. slaughter170

    slaughter170 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone
     
  8. vachicks

    vachicks Out Of The Brooder

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    whew, if that had been true I was going to borrow a neighbors rooster for a few days
     

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