Two Roosters Living Together

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by sandhillchick, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. sandhillchick

    sandhillchick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 chickens about 3 months old and have 3 roosters. I am going to add more hens till I get to about 10. I have a home for one rooster, but do you think that I could have the 2 others live without killing each other? They seem to get along ok now and they are even in a really small temporary coop. Thanks for your input!
     
  2. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
    Arkansas
    I have 2 roos and for the longest we only had 8 ladies...now we have more and still no problem...and this is year 3.
     
  3. FLchook

    FLchook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive never had problems with multiple roosters. Especially when they were raised together. They all found thier job in the flock.

    My 2 boys (before a %^& coon had a buffet in my coop) had distinctive jobs. Big Boy was boss who watched and lead the flock around, Ducky was in charge of the coop. He escorted the girls to and from the coop to lay thier eggs.
     

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