Two or more Roos??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by huntsman, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. huntsman

    huntsman Songster

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    My alpha male is a bantam, and now that my Australorp has matured, is starting to act aggressively toward him.

    I really don't have the space to keep them separated for any length of time, and am hoping they will settle down.

    Pie in the sky??

    The bantie was a freebie, whereas the Australorp is a breed I really want to keep, so if anyone goes, it's the bantie but I'm hoping there's another way...
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I keep two roosters for awhile. My alpha was very dominant and the beta very submissive. It worked and is not the reason that I re-homed the alpha. Some mild chasing went on, but that's about it.
    If it doesn't settle down in a few weeks, once they've had a chance to sort it out, you might have to think about re-homing one.
     
  4. huntsman

    huntsman Songster

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    Thanks for the replies!


    That's a fine thread and goes into a lot of depth, so let's close this one and head over there! [​IMG]
     

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