New pecking order...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by TheJuan-n-Only, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Songster

    Sep 10, 2010
    So my 3 cockerels will be picked up within the hr, [​IMG], and since the two older were 1 and 2 in the order I'm guessing a new pecking order "dance" will take place. About how long until the new pecking order is set? I have 1 hen I want to introduce to the 4 pullets left, but I think I should let the new pecking order bet set before......or should I take advantage of the "madness" and introduce her now?

    Thanks in advance....
  2. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Songster

    Jan 31, 2009
    Corning OH
    Yeah I would just add them all and only go through it once. How many cockerel and pullet/hen will you have? If you have too many cockerel it will be very rough on your girls and it could delay egg laying.
  3. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Songster

    Sep 10, 2010
    I have none left...I'm a city boy playing farm!!![​IMG]..... I wish I was able to keep at least I have 4 pullets left about 13 weeks and the new one is about I guess it makes sence to go thru it just once....thanks!

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