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Rooster introduction?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mildolmom, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. mildolmom

    mildolmom New Egg

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    I became a new mom in October. Girls are almost 2 months old. LOVE THEM!! The hatchery forgot my brown leghorn roo. [​IMG] I have found one local that is 4 months, can I introduce him? Are my girls still too vulnerable!! What should I do?
     
  2. nnbreeder

    nnbreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would introduce them on a day when you can watch them very closely for any problems that may arise.
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    If you want to introduce them to each other,I would agree on doing it on a day that you can watch them.I had some 3 months old chicks in a pin and they would fly through the wire fence into the big pin,and my RIR rooster(4 months old) tried to ignore them,never bothered with them.He was more interested in the older hens.But this reaction will differ from each rooster and his attitude.I would keep a close eye on them.
     

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