We love him-he's beautiful and not mean and we love hearing him crow. He seems to take care of the girls but they don't free range so he isn't really needed for warnings and protection and such. But he is tearing up the backs of some of the hens. Some have gotten a little bloody and scabby. I don't want to do aprons or whatever so the only option is to rehome him. But what will happen then? Will the girls be sad? Will their laying be off? Will they fight amongst themselves? Would it be better to stick it out with this flock and whenever we replace them in a couple of years just not have a roo from the start?