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Separating roosters and hens

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by johndeerematt, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. johndeerematt

    johndeerematt Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new with chickens, and don't know whether or not to separate hens and roosters. I don't want to hatch little ones all the time because I dont know what I would do with them. Back to the main thing, if I have to separate the hens and roosters, how should I go about that?
     
  2. 831chickens

    831chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    you can keep them together without little ones, just get the eggs out everyday and refriderate them and none will hatch.
     
  3. johndeerematt

    johndeerematt Out Of The Brooder

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    Will it matter if the eggs are fertilized? Will the rooster stress the hens?
     

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