Rooster question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nmarine1057, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will it take longer for my young rooster to mate with another older roster around? He's almost 5 months old now and I have a place for him and his hens when he is ready. Should I go ahead with the move?
     
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  2. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also he hasn't been trying to mate
     
  3. ScotianChick

    ScotianChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He probably isn't trying to mate because there is a dominant roo there. [​IMG]
     
  4. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Gotcha I'll move him and 2 of his hens to the honeymoon coop [​IMG] thanks for your response!
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Agreed. And yes, I have noticed that subordinate roos try to stay incognito as long as possible with a dominant rooster around.
     

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