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New Rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenjim64, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. chickenjim64

    chickenjim64 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 29, 2007
    I just got a new Rooster, and my girls are ignoring him he's dancing and strutting all over but they don't care ther about a year and half old never been around a Rooser before, do you think they will except him?
  2. roosters4sale

    roosters4sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    HI. They will accept him. ( He will make sure of it, especially if he's bigger.)
  3. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2010
    It's always so funny watching a young rooster trying so hard. They'll get used to him and start to like the food call in awhile. It sounds like a good start.
  4. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    My hens were a year old when I introduced a rooster to them. It was at night and they were sleeping on the perch when I put him in the coop. He made a noise and they all perked right up, craning their heads around with a look on their faces like: That is one UGLY hen! One of my hens took to him right away and they were a pair. The other hens barely tolerated him. I don't know of many hens who are enthusiastic about roosters, so I wouldn't worry about it, as long as he's not a meanie.

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