New rooster

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rooster buyer, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. rooster buyer

    rooster buyer Out Of The Brooder

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    I have gotten a new rooster but my hens beat him up so how do i get them to accept him.
     
  2. ellie32526

    ellie32526 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure how you introduced them, but maybe put him in an area where they can see each other but not intermingle for a few days until they get used to him. Then add him to the flock at night when they are roosting. Less likely to reject him that way - then the rest is up to him.
     
  3. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls did the same thing, lasted almost a month...Now they wont hardly leave his side
     
  4. rooster buyer

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    I have put him in a chicken tractor beside my girls coop so they can see him.
     

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