Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by newrooster, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. newrooster

    newrooster Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 13, 2010
    Wife and I new to chicken raising have 10 hens one rooster already having problems,

    Rooster may be to young only about 10 months old hens all about 1 to 1 1/2 years old got Rooster and to hens when young dogs got the hens built new coop and coverd run got new hens about a month ago after introducing Rooster slowy things seemed to be going good got cold so they are spending most of the time inside now rooster is in the basment with a bloody comb healing, Dont think its frostbite hasnt been much below 30 more than a night inside coop
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2010
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. If there is not enough space inside the coop, they could be bored and have decided to pick on him. Good luck. [​IMG]
  3. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio

    Happy Holidays

    From S&N Livestock and ThePoultryBarn
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  5. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  6. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    Sorry about the bloody comb and ordeal. It takes time to sort out the pecking order. I hope it works out.

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