Separated roos from hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by deidreschultz, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. deidreschultz

    deidreschultz Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2009
    Melbourne, FL
    Well it's been 3-4 weeks since we separated the boys from the girls. boys were way over doing the girls. was told that boys would be fine together as long as they couldn't see girls. Didn't have enough room, so just split the house and run in half. Was told on this forum that it wouldn't go so well, but 1 post said she had hers that way. Thank you to whoever that was (can't remember). So we went for it. Everyone is getting along so far. The girls are much much happier and we are too. We love the roos and didn't want to give them away and sure wasn't going to eat them. Everything seems to have turned out very well. [​IMG] Thanks again.
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    Great post. I like it when somebody gives feedback on what they tried, whether it worked or not. It's good to know that your bachelor flock gets along OK even if they are right next to the girls and can see them. I imagine others will have different experiences, but it is good to know it does sometimes work. Thanks!!

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