Welsummer roos

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tomingreeneco, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. tomingreeneco

    tomingreeneco Songster

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    I have 4 welsummer roo chicks. Any way they get along together when they mature? Also have 10 females. Anyone have this breed and what is their disposition?
     
  2. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
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    It depends with the roo's, the males might get aggressive when older so you will have to wait for that. Im not sure on the temperament that welsummers usually have, but I think they are in with the more docile/friendlier breeds.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    4 roosters are 3 too many for 10 hens. Your hens will be overmated and stressed.

    Normally, roosters that are raised together are fine though. My wellie rooster, Moose, is very tolerant of the other rooster I have in with him.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Those extra three roos will be delicious.
     
  5. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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  6. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Songster

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    If your not ready to cull them, then try and re-home them locally like Craigslist or post a notice at your local feed store.

    I agree, more than ONE roo is trouble for you AND the hens. Good luck! Sorry........
     

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