Roosters ^^

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by amanda_dedi, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. amanda_dedi

    amanda_dedi Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering if anyone else has multiple roosters with your flock. I have four(Ponyboy, Hermie, Cullen, and Soup) and the last three are all Ponyboy's sons. So does anyone else have many roosters in one flock without much problems?
     
  2. rufus

    rufus Overrun With Chickens

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    You should have one rooster and three chicken dinners.

    Rufus
     
  3. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ahve all of my larger roo's seprate, but i have two banty roosters in the same coop with 2 hens and they fight sometimnes..
     
  4. amanda_dedi

    amanda_dedi Out Of The Brooder

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    Should I seperate them? They hardly fight and each of the have a responsibility. Ponyboy is the main rooster, soup takes care of barred rock, cullen watches over the hen sodapop and her four chicks, and hermie is Ponyboy's assistant:lol:
     
  5. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    If it's not broke, don't fix it. [​IMG]
     
  6. mtnchicks

    mtnchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I had three roosters that got along beautifully with each other, but one became abusive toward the hens and had to go. But the two remaining roos get along really well. They never seem to squabble. One does most of the crowing, the other calls the girls over when he finds a tasty treat and really looks out for them. I agree that it's worth a try, and if it doesn't work out you can worry about it later.
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I have 2 flocks, a small flock and a large one.

    In the small flock I have a RIR roo and a BO roo that get along pretty well, they were raised together.

    The BR roo in the larger flock will not tolerate another roo at all, and would fight to the death.

    If your roo's don't fight don't change anything.
    If it's not broke, don't fix it.

    If in the future they start fighting, seperate them.​
     

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