Rooster Help

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BOs and Silkie, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. BOs and Silkie

    BOs and Silkie Out Of The Brooder

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    I just realized a hen that I ordered is a rooster. He is a partridge silkie and I have two other Buff Orpingtons. Will he mate with them?? If so, are there anyways I can prevent it from happening?

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  2. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep them separated?[​IMG]
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Any rooster will mate with any hen. Why do you not want him to?
     
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Separate enclosures is the only way I know of or giving him away. The eggs will taste the same, fertilized or not, if that's what you are worried about.
     

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