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Separating a cockerel

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lcarr, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. lcarr

    lcarr New Egg

    Feb 9, 2008
    I'm sure this question has been asked before. I have an order coming from the hatchery this week for 20 day old pullets. I requested one cockerel. At what age should he be separated from the others? We have raised layer hens for 6 years now, but have only had one rooster in that time frame.

  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    why you need to separate them would determine when they need to be separated

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