Reintroducing a rooster (s) after an injury and separation from flock.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by slpmom, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. slpmom

    slpmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Good Morning. Five days ago, one of our roosters was attacked by a dog/coyote and we were able to save him and get him to the vet. He was badly injured with puncture wounds and needed stitches/antibiotics and pain meds. We have him in a dog crate in the dining room. Next to him ( in a different crate) we have his sibling rooster. I have kept them together because I heard if I kept them separate and tried to introduce them together again after an absence, they could kill each other.

    Here are the questions-

    We have 4 hens for these two boys. The one that is hurt has three of the hens. The one that is just a prisoner has one of the hens. What should I do to keep the same order for these roos?


    This could take some time for him to heal and be able to be placed outside.

    Thanks~
     
  2. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep doing what you are . This should keep the same pecking order.
     

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