Newbie's question about rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by southdeb, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. southdeb

    southdeb Chirping

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    Hi there!

    Hope you all are doing great.
    It's my first time having a chicken coop and I was wondering if it's possible to have two roosters together. My coop is about 2 mt x 5 mt (if I'm not wrong this is 6,5 x 16 ft). I'll have Araucanas (Kolloncas) since I'm from Chile and I can find very nice chickens from this breed here :love

    What do you think? Could I have two roosters together? How many "girls" should I have in order for them to be peaceful? :D

    Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. RWise

    RWise Songster

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    When I had more than 20 hens I ran with 2 roo's. They squabbled between each other, and tended to mate only a few favorite girls way to often. I keep a back up in his own quarters where the flock can visit with them. And only 1 on the flock.
    Good luck!
     
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  3. Yup thats fine and I would say 12 to 20 hens
     
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  4. southdeb

    southdeb Chirping

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    Thanks!! ;)
     
  5. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Really it depends on the roos. I just got an araucana last night, and she had 5 and 5. They got along splendidly from what I could tell.
     
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