Roosters going at it.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by digger MN, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. digger MN

    digger MN Out Of The Brooder

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    What can I do I got 11 hens and 2 roosters. The hens are laying 9 to 11 eggs each day. The two roosters got into it today when I was at work. The white one had a little blood on it when I went out to put them away for the night. So I looked around and found other rooster hideing in a corner of the coop. I picked him up and he was bleeding from all the combs and woggles he had. We no he lost. He is a RIR. Nice looking chicken I think, anyway I was going to put then out for the count but desided to let them be tonight. Will the hens get fighting if I off bouth roosters??????? Should I off one and keep the other?? Can not deside what to do. I also have 2 very young roosters 1 is a silkie the other allot bigger have no real idea what it is. It dose sound like a coyote houling at night when it crows. They are about 3 months old and by there selfs now. To off or not to off. HELP.

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  2. powerline

    powerline Out Of The Brooder

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    They should settle down. The loser will be very submissive to the dominate cock for a while. And, the dominate cock will bully it as well. In time they will settle down and be ok around each other.
     
  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:I very much agree! The dust will settle and the new social order will suite your needs.
     

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