Need to be told what to do with my chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicks R Friends NOT Food, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. Chicks R Friends NOT Food

    Chicks R Friends NOT Food Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know where to post this. Nowhere else seemed appropriate.

    Here's my setup: Moon and Night Sky. Are my 2 large roosters that live together in one coup. Sky is retarded, hates going in the coup ant night, so I have to put him in myself. He thinks i'm gonna eat him and bends his head funny, and falls over. He's pathetic. I wish I had a video of it. Lately he's gotten up courage enoug to beat up Moon who is actually bigger than him, and I cantch them chasing eachother around the coop. They had always gotten along before...

    In my other coupe, I just put in my 2 chicks, Cloud and Milo. I tihnk they might be a pair, even though they were supposed to be hens for Sky. The idea was to get smaller hens for Sky, and then put him in the smaller coup, and then get hens for Moon.

    Unfortunately I don't have room for a thrid coupe and run or I would build one and solve my problems. Milo is so pretty that I don't want to give him up, but I don't know if I should get rid of Sky. I don't want to send him away just for someone to kill him. Please tell me what to do. Be as critical as you like.
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I would say you are the only one who knows the actual answer, and you already know what it is... so my being as critical as I like would be where I say, with all due respect and not trying to sound mean, is DO IT! That thing you need to do to make your flock workable... you know what it is. Suck it up and go do it. Find one a home, build a coop, move to a bigger place, buy more hens. Only you know what will work for you. Putting it off is not showing kindness to your birds, it is just putting off the inevitable. Sorry to sound so black and white about it, but the answer really is black and white and it is right in front of you.

    DO IT!
     

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