Rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by brookesherman20, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. brookesherman20

    brookesherman20 New Egg

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    Can someone please help me out. I went outside today and my rooster was looking droopy. I don't know if he's sick or if he's been picked on because I have 3 other Americauna roosters. He is still eating and drinking water and I've separated him from the other roosters for the night, but I'm not sure what else to do. I need help![​IMG]
     
  2. brookesherman20

    brookesherman20 New Egg

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    I also forgot to mention he is about 4 months old!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Generally roosters can't be kept together - there will be fighting. A rooster can handle 10 hens, you would need 40 hens and probably to group them into 4 flocks to keep each of the roosters content. Or rehome a 2-3 roosters.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. Separation is the best thing to do and keep an eye on him,cehilst following DDiva's advice.

    Good luck
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