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New Rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BarredRocks3, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. BarredRocks3

    BarredRocks3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today I picked up a four month old, healthly ameraucana, rhode island red rooster. He's doing good with my other six hens. Tonight he will be sleeping alone and it will be 37 degrees and rainy. Should I add a heat source to keep him warm this chilly New Hampshire night???
     
  2. You could just put out a heat lamp to be safe.
     
  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    He will be fine without heat
     
  4. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    just curious, but why is he sleeping alone? Leave him with the hens?
     
  5. BarredRocks3

    BarredRocks3 Out Of The Brooder

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    When they fought and blood was drawn so, I didn't know if it would be wise to leave him with the hens overnight. Should I have let him sleep with them?
     

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