What do we have here???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MissPriss13, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. MissPriss13

    MissPriss13 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hoping that I have 1 roo and 4 hens. At least that's what I asked for. ;)


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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    How old are they? Agree pics 3/4 are a roo, and nobody else looks rooish right now.
     
  3. MissPriss13

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    I'm guessing between 10-12 weeks. The guy I got them from wasn't sure of age. They are bo btw. Thank you for your reply.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like you got what you wanted!
     
  5. MissPriss13

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    Do the hens usually chase the roo off? They peck at him and don't want him eating with them. They are just mean to him. Is that going to change as they get older?

    Thank you all for you're replies. I'm new to the chicken world. :)
     
  6. Chickens R Us

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    As they mature the Roo will take charge, but mine still sleeps on the bottom roost he always has.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It will change when his testosterone starts flowing. He'll prove himself to them and start mating and they're eventually accept him as their rooster.
     

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