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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by belleannah, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. belleannah

    belleannah New Egg

    Apr 28, 2008
    So I'm planning on ordering 12 silkies. Since these chicks can't be sexed, many of them will be male. Is it okay to keep all the males together or will they fight? Should I get rid of most of the males when they get older?
  2. swiftfoot

    swiftfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 23, 2007
    Blountville , TN
    its kinda iffy if the males are raised together they may do fine but i dont know most of mine do fine but you never know what could happen
  3. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2008
    I think you'll be okay as long as they are raised together and not separated. If you get any that are over aggressive in the future, you can just pull them out later. Once they are older, there may not be enough hens to go around, that may be an issue too.


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