In the Brooder
- Apr 10, 2020
Hi, I have 9 19-week old chickens. Two of them are roosters. One of the roosters (his name is Daisy since we thought he was she first...) who is No.2 is not popular among girls. They spend most of the day in a large fenced yard, and then I take them back to their coop/run in the evening about 7pm and they go to bed at 9:30ish. They do kind of fine in the yard but when they are in the run, some of the girls stay on top of anything they can to stay higher to escape from Daisy not to mount on them. I am raising 5 4 week-old-female chicks to make the family bigger to keep a healthy balance for the two roosters, but at the moment, the little ones cannot join the flock and this Daisy boy is making girls stressed out. I don't really want to cull him since he is cute in a way and he is Ixworth. Is there any way I can keep him and the girls happy?