Roos question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickadoodles, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi, I am a newbie and I have a question I hope some of you can help me with.
    I would like to know if I can keep several different roos in with my hens? Or how others do it.
    I am getting different breeds of hens and would like to breed some and was wondering how others do it so that my roos don't breed with the wrong hens. Do you keep all the roos in different pens or cages and then just put them together to breed or what?
    Thank you for your help and please excuse my inexperience!
     
  2. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only way you can be sure which hen and roo are breeding is to keep the ones you want to breed in a seperate pen, or keep the roos you do not want to breed in a seperate pen. IF they all mix then you will not know for sure.
     
  3. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you! I thought so. How do other ppl keep theirs seperate? I am just starting to put together my coop and run. And I am trying to figure out how to set it up so it will be easier to keep several breeds together.
    Thank you
     

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