new cockeral with my 2 chickens

chickenpets786

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Nov 7, 2015
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hello i have introduced a cockeral to my only two hens who DO not like him.my rhode red hates him and tries to attack even tho she was at the bottom of the pecking order with the black rock hen.the black one dont mind but stays away from him.i dont know what breed he is and the owner did no speak much english,he is quite young tho.what breed is he??????? thanks in advance
 

appps

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Any new member to a flock is going to get some pecking as they work out the order.

You are more likely to have a problem with him overbreeding your two hens and causing damage to their backs etc. a 10/1 ratio is generally recommended and while you can get away with less 2 is really not enough.
 

chickenpets786

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so my hens eggs can hatch???????????????????????????
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and yeah might have to give him back.
any1 now what breed he is ......................
 
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