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Separating the Roosters From the Hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hubnhgv, May 13, 2013.

  1. hubnhgv

    hubnhgv New Egg

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    Will separating the roosters from the hens cause them to go after a hen? Just wondering since we have 4 roos and 7 hens that have balding heads and backs.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I don't understand your question? Who will go after a hen? With 7 hens you only need 1 rooster, really. The roosters are over mating the poor hens, which is why they are bald. Choose one rooster to stay with the hens and remove the others rather.
     

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