new rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by anthony1536, Nov 19, 2014.

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    anthony1536 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 3 white rock hens. i was just given a blue laced red wyandotte rooster. will the two breeds get along. they wanted to pick each other when i first put him in the pen. thanks
     
  2. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    First off, [​IMG]
    Second, yes, eventually... but, for now, they will fight and get into kerfuffles for a few days or even weeks as they figure out their new pecking order.
     
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    anthony1536 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    1 Rooster might be too much for 3 hens......only time will tell.

    Just be ready to remove the rooster asap if he over-mates the hens.
     
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    of my three hen one is a little smaller, he seems to pick her more than the larger ones. im new to this so how would i know if he over mates them?
     

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