Rooster Love

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jashdon, May 25, 2008.

  1. Jashdon

    Jashdon Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    Snohomish, WA
    I just noticed that one of our young cockerels has started expressing his rooster love for the pullets in his flock and it made me wonder something. What do you feed a mature rooster? Should I keep feeding him the grower feed? When the pullets start laying eggs and I switch them to layer feed can he eat that too or should I keep a feeder with grower feed in the run for him? Does it matter what a mature rooster eats? Thanks for any info you can give.
  2. GAhen

    GAhen Songster

    Aug 2, 2007
    Carrollton GA
    My rooster eats what my layers eat.
    It is funny how he will let them eat first most of the time.

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