Pecking Order with Multiple Roos

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DigitalEd, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. DigitalEd

    DigitalEd Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2010
    Upstate SC
    Hey all,
    Given a flock of a dozen hens and more than one roo (one less than a year old, the other about 6-7 months old), the older roo is king of the flock and pecking order. The other roster is like ninth or something.

    I would have expected the the Rosters to be one and two in pecking order.

    Is the yonger roo being low on the list typical?

    ----- Ed
  2. J-Sanders

    J-Sanders Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2012
    Yes, they follow the King and Queen pecking order. The little fella may be well down the line according to how strong your hens are and how dominate the King is.


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