what age to seperate the lil males

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LadyAndHerPeeps, May 30, 2011.

  1. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello ,I am very new to raising chickens and I am wanting to know at what age do you separate the lil males from each other?
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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Can you elaborate? Do you mean to put the males in a seperate bachelor pad or what?
     
  3. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not sure,perhaps I asked the question wrong. Do I need to seperate males at a certain age,my chicks are around 2and a half months of age .Will they need a seperate place for them ? I just dont want them to harm each other ,Its My first experience with chickens so all input in appreciated . Thanks so much.
     
  4. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't bother separating them unless they cause injury to each other. They may squabble at times, but if they don't injure each other, it's not really an issue.
     
  5. buckabucka

    buckabucka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you plan on getting rid of most of the roosters?
    I only wanted one rooster for my flock, so I waited until they grew out somewhat so I could judge their character. Once they began fighting (16 weeks? I can't remember), I put all of the roosters except the one I was keeping in a bachelor pad. If the roosters can't see the hens, they will be less likely to fight.
     
  6. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much!! : )
     

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